Questions tagged [patent-applications]

For questions relating to the preliminary steps of a patent, wherein an inventor or attorney files a draft of the patent either for review by a patent examiner, or in the case of provisional applications, for use later. Useful for questions relating to the drafting, scope, requirement, rules, and other such aspects of patent applications.

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Is Patent 13/284,678 Granted? Patent granted for Flipboard flipping?

Hi can i ask if this patent is granted? I see a publication date, but not sure if it was granted. Am thinking for a flipping metaphor similar to Flipboard
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Final Patent Filing Procedure

What are the key elements needed to prove Concept after getting a provisional patent filing accepted in order to complete a final filing documents?
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Time Limits on Filing Closed EPO application in United States?

A previous application for an European Patent Grant was "closed" by the European Patent Office. What is the time limit the same application can be filed with US Patent Office?
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Can I patent a product I'm already selling?

I've invented a new product and started selling it (in very small quantities). No one else is selling this product. Can I apply for a patent for it?
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Searching Patent Applications

This is a general question regarding patent applications. I know that these are published weekly and you can search individual patent applications via PAIR. Is there a compiled list of all the ...
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Should I keep my patent's ownership or assign it to an entity that I own?

I am filing a pro se patent application and am wondering whether it is a good idea to assign it to an LLC that I own or to just keep it under my name. I'm assuming here for this question that it will ...

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