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Is it worth to submit informal comments on the written opinion of the International Searching Authority?

As per the PCT Guide, the purpose of such informal comments is to give the applicant an opportunity to rebut the written opinion of the International Searching Authority in the event that ...
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Should I abandon a PCT application if the results of the international search report (ISR) are negative?

IS there any way to convert the report into something more positive? Should I apply for national patents even if the ISR is negative?
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What are the advantages and disadvantages (if any) of requesting an early publication?

As simple as that. In the case of a PCT process: a) Is there any advantage in requesting an early publication before getting the result of the International Search Report (ISR) and the written opinion?...
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Is it a good idea to publicly release an idea after filling PCT application but before ISR is published?

Is it a good idea to put an idea included in a PCT application in the public domain so that it becames prior art? Is it a good idea to do so before the International search report is done? And after ...
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Prior art search based on non-paid databases

I am considering prior art searching (and provided results) based only on non-paid databases (Google, Espacenet, etc), as opposed to paid databases? Would a careful search in non-paid databases be ...
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