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Profadol DE1303096 (B) wrong patent supplied

This is the patent for Profadol: https://patents.google.com/patent/DE1303096B However, when i redirect to espace I do not get a matching hit.
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Can patent owner sue if a product is made, but never sold (only rented out)?

If a new product infringes upon a patent, but is never sold (only rented out), can the patent owner sue?
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Provisional patent on a patented product?

Can I file a provisional patent on a patented product that I have changed so it works better but still keeps the same components of orginal idea?
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Is the phrase “none or more” acceptable in a USPTO patent claim?

The Examiner has objected to three of the claims in a patent application I have filed, due to the presence of the phrase "none or more" and requires it to be corrected to "one or more". The claim is ...
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Inconsistency between patent title and claims, US9459044B1

So this patent US9459044B1, the title suggests it is about both method and apparatus, and I see there are much content on the drawings and description of the device. However in the claim section, I ...
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Is it possible for patents to have trade secrets?

Is it possible to omit miscellanous or detailed mechanisms which directly depend on the main mechanism of an invention from a patent. e.g. say A is the main mechanism for an invention, B mechanism ...
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Equating claim elements in dependent claims?

Assume you have a system or method claim like the following: A system/method comprising A, B and C. Is it valid to equate two or more elements in a dependent claim like so?: The system/method of ...
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Can video games be violent for young adults that are patent [closed]

Some games that are patented like call of duty becomes violent for young viewers that play these games. they do advise warning
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If a product doesnt meet one claim of a patent, would it get patent infringement notice?

If there is a patent for a product that has 16 claims and I sell a similar product and my product falls under 15 claims of the patented product but not the 16th claim then is it sellable? Or would I ...
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Can fee related expired patent be renewed?

Does this mean patent is expired and I can manufacture the apparatus? can former patent owner renew it and how would it affect my production? 2014-04-08 Anticipated expiration 2019-10-31 ...
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Would the demonstration of an invention be considered public disclosure

Say I am yet to patent the mechanism of my invention and I demonstrate it at a tech summit or conference to likely investors without revealing the mechanism or any internal details of it, would the ...
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Is there a way to filter enormous Patent results?

I was just wondering with what tools would it be possible to filter patent results for a particular topic(Or is there a way I could just search through the claims in each patent to confirm novelty). ...
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What happens if non-disclosed subject matter is granted in the US?

In Europe, a limitation in a granted patent that is later found not to have been disclosed in the original application leads to the revocation of the respective claim(s) (art. 123 (2) and (3) EPC). ...
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What date the examiner will use when interpreting an embodiment for novelty?

It seems like USPTO allows different embodiments for novelty/anticipation rejections. So I wanna know how the embodiment will be interpreted. A provisional patent is filed by "inventor A" in 2010. ...
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Is it safe to sell a patented product that is expired due to fee and the anticipated expiration of the patent is in 2 years from now

I came across a product that I want to sell but when I found its patent through Google Patents, it says that the patent was canceled in 2015 because of no annual fee payment. Now my concern is; can ...
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Claims - Tangible difference between system claims and method claims - 101 thoughts

Does a system claim which state tangible items, for example "processor configured to" help satisfy the "practical application" aspect of the new guidelines which were released in January 2019? I am ...
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Is registering for an invention fair considered as public disclosure?

if a person sends a summary of an invention to an invention fair for primary registration before patenting the invention, this will be considered as a subject of public disclosure? If it is so, it ...
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Patents that have been filed through the PCT

How do I confirm if an United States patent has been filed through the PCT ? Is there a number(cover page) on a granted patent that shows all the countries that the invention are protected in as well ?...
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Is it normal in US to patent a device which does not exist yet?

In reference to the patent application 20190295733. I might be wrong, but as far as I know a working Plasma Compression Fusion Device wasn't made yet, although it is possible theoretically. However, ...
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Is there any fee for amending claims before the publication in USPTO?

My USPTO non-provisional application is not published yet. It contains 1 independent claim and 19 dependant claims. I would like to remove some dependent claims and then add some new claims. The ...
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THE utility patent

I have been thinking of submitting a utility model in USA however i want to know what is the difference between utility model and utility patent and if the USPTO has utility model?
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Does Apple have patents on basic UIKit classes?

When it comes to UIs, many different UI toolkits exist such as Qt, GTK, Motif, and UIKit. So I would be surprised if it turned out that common features of UIKit which appear on many platforms as well ...
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Can I get a patent on a product that is already patented in another country by making an significant improvement to the already patented product?

I live in Canada and came up with a product idea for the archery industry and through my research I came across a United States Patent that is very similar to what I had made (prototype).I was also ...
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patent situation

Almost a year ago I worked at a small tech startup. While there I participated in the development of a way to extract data from OSI headers for networking applications in FPGAs. I have since left ...
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are these patents granted or not?

Were these patents ever granted or not? This one shows three publications after application but no note of being granted: https://patents.google.com/patent/WO2009046346A2 Not sure how there was no ...
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Is value-at-risk methodology patented?

If a software provides calculation of value-at-risk based on some text book methods (say the one described by John C. Hull), does the publisher of the software become liable to any claims for ...
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Question about proper antecedent basis: is it necessary to establish new antecedent basis in every dependent claim?

For example: Claim 1: A system comprising X, Y, Z. Claim 2: The system of claim 1, wherein the X is connected to a W. Claim 3: The system of claim 1, wherein the W is P connected to U. In the ...
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no idea what you want..I asking if patent #1894556 is worth anything [duplicate]

patent #1894556 have been cleaning a favorite aunt's residence after her death. we found this tag off...is it worth anything? Thanks!
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Is a non-disclosed patent application treated as prior art for a subsequent patent

Suppose a non-provisional Patent Application-A has requested on day-0 (filing date) a non-disclosure till grant date. Now during the examination process for Patent-A a different patent ...
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Reciting claims for elements whose function can be achieved by multiple different mechanisms

I need to hear some of your strategies adopted to deal with a common situation as described in the title of this thread. As we know, an invention has multiple elements each providing its own function ...
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Continuation Patent

When a continuation patent is approved, will the parent patent still hold the rights to sue others if a product infringe the parent application and not the continuation patent
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Why does the expiry of a patent and/or SPC varies in european countries?

The patent expiry usually varies by a day or two among the EU countries. For eg. SPC of EP0914118 will expire on different days in France, UK and Germany & Spain? Why is there such a difference ...
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Micro Entity Filing Status and ownership issues when there is more than one inventor

An individual whom I paid for advice in preparation of my latest application, a CIP, has asked if I would include his name as a co-inventor. He says it is a request, not an expectation, and it's not ...
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Retaining inventorship of abandoned provisional patent of India (even if rights are foregone)

I have a provisional patent regarding an electronic device (with outline of software black boxes as software alone cannot be patented in India). It is about to expire in sometime (12 month period). ...
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Claiming various solutions to solving the same problem

if my invention includes various solutions to solving the same problem such that all solutions are independent of each other, how should I claim such an invention?
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What is Notice of Allowance at the European Patent Office (EPO)?

A key questions form a seminar is: What are the necessary steps for obtaining a Notice of Allowance at the European Patent Office (EPO)? What does the notice grant?
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help with filling up form: Petition for Extension of Time 37 CFR 1.136(a)

A simple one, but slightly confused: in the form, the 3rd row titled: "For": I am assuming this is supposed to be the title of the invention, and NOT the purpose of filing the petition. Please correct ...
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Do I have to disclose the infringement in the Information Disclosure Statement form?

Let's say, I filed my Provisional in Jan 2019. I disclosed my work to the public in Mar 2019. An infringer copied my disclosed work and released a product in Jun 2019. I'll file a non-provisional ...
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How to fix a dependent claim that is not of the same genus as the independent claim

When entering into a national phase in the US, how should claim X in the following example be amended? Claim 1: “A system for watering grass wherein (…)” Claim X: “A golf course comprising an ...
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Docketed New Case - Ready for Examination 3 time

I was twice rejected from the patent office. Now after a second amendment, I received: "Docketed New Case - Ready for Examination" What now?
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Is a Markush Group claim less strong than its components written as separate dependent claims?

I am trying to decide if adding a lot of extra claims is worthwhile; in this case it would add about 15 more over just using the Markush group, due to repeating in context of 3 different independents. ...
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can a math formula or math algorithm be patented?

can you patent an algorithm (math ) like it happened with PAGE RANK algorithm ?? isn't supposed that math is free for everyone ?
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Is a claim containing two alternatives valid?

Is this claim valid or is this an example of alternative claiming of one or more species. 2. A method of claim 1 further comprising: enforcing at least one of: application rights, application ...
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Non-Elected, Rejected and Objected claims, and reviving the abandoned patent

I followed my patent application after 3 years and found that it is abandoned. The abandonment report mentioned that patent has been abandoned because "No reply has been received". The final claim ...
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How fees are calculated for new claims that replace cancelled claims?

If during response to an office action I cancel a claim and then introduce a new claim in its place then: Do I have to pay a fee for the new claim or is it covered under a previously paid fees, ...
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Can claim preamble contain terms not present in specification?

I would like to use the term "non pliable" in the claim preamble which does not appear in the specification. However the term "pliable" does appear in the specification but is not specifically defined....
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Is it necessary for a national application to claim priority to the PCT application to get the provisional protection?

A week back, I got a very good answer regarding PCT provisional protection. I have a related question. Is it necessary for a national application to claim priority to the PCT application to get the ...
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Way to Claim a theoretical model of how a device works for under $200

I have recently come up with a very interesting concept in engineering that I would also like to share with peers. However, I am relatively fearful that someone may hear the idea and make it or patent ...
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Any startup service that streamlines the patent process?

My question is not technical and possibly some people here will think it's not an appropriate question. But I thought that this community is possibly the only place where it has a chance of being ...
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How to delimit the last element in a list of means?

The claim 2 has a list of means that apply to "the object" but it may be misconstrued that the last element in the list is not "intercepting" but rather "intercepting the object" in which case the ...

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