Questions tagged [mobile]
relating to mobile phones, handheld computers, and similar technology.
Cordless phone systems US Patent 6,970,706 - PRIOR ART REQUEST
Do you remember cordless landline phones? Specifically, do you recall or know of any technology for selectively forwarding phone calls to particular cordless landline handsets, based on the phone ...
patent for an interface of functions presently not in use in any mobilepp
Hi i believe i have developed certain functional usage/interface in an app which are unique. to explain - they arent invention or technological breakthrough. But would fall under the purview of user ...
Combining 2 inventions risk
I have designed a web and mobile application process that has 2 different functions and processes working on the same application. I have discovered through patent search that they both seem to be ...
Patent for mobile application outside USA
I want to file a patent for a mobile application, however I'm not located in the US. I did some research and found out that I could start with a national patent filing in my country and then follow ...
Is this patent still active? Was it rejected prior? If so why? [duplicate]
In reference to the patent: US20110299168 Looking to discuss this patent as we have the tech to develop it. Why has it been left under status of application for so long? Has something similar already ...
How can I protect my idea outside the US?
I have an idea on my mind related to a feature on a mobile that can help someone in their life. I am outside of the USA. How can I protect my idea and where can I register it so later no mobile ...
How to protect an app whose functionality is not novel, but the GUI is
I have an app whose purpose isn't novel, but the way the GUI helps serve that purpose is. There are many apps built for this same purpose, but not a single one of them have a GUI similar to mine. I'm ...
Would this pateent apply to SMS in an Mobile Inbox too?
In reference to the patent: US7475110 Would this apply to SMS in an Mobile Inbox too ? I mean if i want to club 2 messages from 2 different users into 1, then would this patent hold good or should ...
Patent before beta release in India
Is it necessary to patent an idea or innovation before a beta version is released in India?
Mobile Payment patent: Why is the last step of Claim 1 there? It seems to contradict the second to last step of Claim 1
In this mobile payment patent: http://www.google.com/patents/US8639619, the last 2 steps of claim 1 are: providing the token and the payment amount to the payment-processing entity, via the ...
How Do I avoid being sued for patent infringement when publishing my mobile app?
I have created an app for use in mobile phones and I intend to make the app available for sale. From my research, there is no other app that looks like mine that I've heard of, there is an old ...
U.S. patent for mobile app
We're working on a mobile app and discovered that a competitor has an active U.S. patent on the same idea and workflow. However, we are in the UK. Does the U.S. patent apply to our works? Are we ...
Mobile App Patent
I would like to know, if a basic search of patent database will give me an idea on whether my idea is patent-able? or I need to perform any specific patentiblity search?
Dating App Patents
I'm currently developing a dating app. It has some features similar to Grindr/Tindr, but the overall idea is incredibly different. I found that Zoosk, Grindr, and JDate all have patents on certain gps/...
Can I patent a mobile application or protect the idea
I am about launching a mobile application soonest (in 5 days time) but I am really scared about others using the idea behind the whole system because the few people I have spoken to about investing in ...
Computerized method and system for recipe presentation
Patent mobile app prior to development?
I have what I think is a novel idea for a mobile app, and I would like to develop it but having a day job this could take a year or two or three. Instead of starting developing now I am considering ...
How does one start patenting an idea in India?
I have an invention to do with Mobile cloud services. I'm not versed on the subject but I am technically inclined (I study computer engineering). How would I go about obtaining a patent for my ...
Mobile taxi service - Ordering transportation through a mobile device (Uber) - Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST
AN OVERBROAD PATENT ON arranging transport amongst parties through use of mobile devices - This application from Uber seeks to patent the idea of...Enabling customers to order drivers from a mobile ...
Condition-based activation, shut-down and management of applications of mobile devices - Issued Patent - PRIOR ART REQUEST
AN OVERBROAD PATENT ON Managing applications on mobile devices - This patent seeks to patent the idea of...monitoring and controlling an application on a mobile device! 10 minutes of your time can ...
Location-based marketing - Providing ticketing and access to attractions. (Smart Destinations) - Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST
AN OVERBROAD PATENT ON Enhanced marketing responsive to customer path data between attractions - This application from Smart Destinations, Inc seeks to patent the idea of...Enhanced data collection ...
Adjusting setting from consumer's location - Collecting data to make inferences using location. (Cadio, Inc.) - Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST
AN OVERBROAD PATENT ON managing information associated with a data set based on location of the consumer. - This application from Cadio, Inc. seeks to patent the idea of...Receiving an input from a ...
Location based consumer profiling - Updating consumer profiles based on visits (ShopperTrak) - Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST
AN OVERBROAD PATENT ON managing consumer profiles based on detailed visit records of consumers. - This application from Rapidblue Solutions / Shoppertrak seeks to patent the idea of...Receiving ...
Map information - Providing info about a local business on a webpage (NPE) - Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST
AN OVERBROAD PATENT ON Showing information about local businesses on a map on a webpage - This application from Abra Inc. seeks to patent the idea of...Showing website visitors a map containing ...
Magnets used to reduce passive intermodulation in ferrous materials (Purdue University) - Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST
The method described in the patent is breathtakingly beautiful in its simplicity. Have inter-modulation because of poor quality radio frequency (RF) connectors made with steel or nickel? Well just ...
Mobile Search - Organizing search results based on user location and availability of stores (Inrix, Inc.) - Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST
AN OVERBROAD PATENT ON Search results based on user location and whether stores are open or closed nearby - This application from Inrix, Inc. seeks to patent the idea of...determining a user's ...
Apple US Patent 8,528,072 - Method, apparatus and system for access mode control of a device
Apple was recently granted patent 8,528,072: A method, apparatus, and system for accessing at least a portion of a device based upon an access input. An access input is received. The access ...
Mobile Advertising - Targeting ads based on a map (Huyundai) - Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST
AN OVERBROAD PATENT ON targeting mobile ads based on a map - This application from Huyundai seeks to patent the idea of...an advertisement server providing ads to users in a geographic region based on ...
PURCHASING A PRODUCT IN A STORE USING A MOBILE DEVICE Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST
HELP SAVE MOBILE PURCHASES - This application from Apple seeks to patent a method for purchasing a product in a store using a smartphone! Help narrow US patent applications before they become patents ...
INDICATING LOCATION STATUS Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST
HELP SAVE MOBILE SEARCH - This application from Google seeks to patent a system for finding open stores which are located near a user at the time of a search! 10 minutes of your time can narrow US ...