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Patent Application Development Artifacts

From the inventor perspective that has an patent attorney team developing a patent, I am trying to put together a plan comprising a list of deliverables (to be produce by patent attorneys), each with ...
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is this patent US 9401941 only valid in US? or other countries too?

I have seen a website patent which is granted in US. My question is this patent valid only in US or other countries too? If I make a same website in Germany, then I am infringing their patent?
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Utilizing existing already manufactured products

If two existing products manufactured in USA, with a US brand, that are unrelated and assembled (assembled requiring some machining and hardware) and utilized for a completely different application ...
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What happens if there is not enough support in the specification for a continuation

I have an allowed patent application and am working on a continuation. There is material in the specification that I think supports a further development of the original invention, so I'm drafting ...
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Is the trademark search feature on USPTO.gov (http://tmsearch.uspto.gov) accurate?

My question refers to a search I performed regarding the ownership of the motto, "WHEN YOU'RE HERE, YOU'RE FAMILY" that was at least at one time the motto of Olive Garden restaurants. The part that ...
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Open source patents? [duplicate]

I would like to be able to patent the design for an apparatus I made, I don't care about royalties I just want to spread the idea in a citable way that can't be patented by someone else for profit. Is ...
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Did this company patent a type of auction?

I built a mobile application reverse auction where for 60 seconds the price of an item falls and multiple users have the chance to enter to buy this item. The first person to enter wins the item. ...
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How to I search for patents related to for videos/images/voice recorder?

I am planning to make one online gallery mobile application. In my mobile application I have to upload videos/Images/Voice Record message into cloud and showing in my User Interface. But is there any ...
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Is a US patent (US D765,756 S) covering Europe?

I'm in the importing process for products from China and I discovered patent US D765,756 S. It's a patent from Taiwan, registered in the US. Does US D765,756 S apply in Europe? What does S at the end ...
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Can you sue for software patent infringement after 6 years from the patent expiration date?

I was reading the JPEG Wikipedia article, and found this quote: The patent expired in December 2007, but Princeton has sued large numbers of companies for "past infringement" of this patent. (...
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DE19817372C1 date order incorrect in Google Patents?

Per Google Patents, the order of dates for patent DE19817372C1 appears incorrect. Per the site, the patent expired on April 18th 1998 (Fee Related), but lists a grant date of Oct 7th, 1999. Looking ...
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Why was the French patent FR2553560 lapsed two times in 1998? [duplicate]

I suspect that the registration of Japanese version of the patent was transferred to AREVA Japan from assignee JAERI and maintained during the lifetime of the patent. French version of the patent was ...
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Can someone patent something I invented if sell it but I don't patent it [duplicate]

From my understanding if I manufacture and sell a product publicly before applying for a patent then it can not be patented. If that is the case then does that also prevent anyone else from apply for ...
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Raspberry Cultivar Patent

The cultivar Watson is a variety of red raspberry that is trademarked as Ruby by Cornell University (Cornell Research Foundation). It has larger fruit, is more resistant to disease, and has an early ...
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Do all inventors need to fill in an aia0081 to nominate a single inventor as having power of attorney?

If I'm filing a patent application with one or more co-inventors, and I'm going to be the one prosecuting it pro se, the rest of the inventors need to fill in an aia0081 form to assign power of ...
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Expiry date of patent -US2014/0086986A1 [duplicate]

What is the expiry date of patent US2014/0086986A1 on Capsicum.
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Does this patent hold true for all carousel view images or card view images in an application?

In reference to the patent: USD613300
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Thermal Operating Machine [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: WO2017179083A1 Inventore Errato Il cognome corretto è "VERDE"
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Error Inventor! [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: WO2017179083A1 L'inventore si chiama Giuseppe Verde. Si prega di correggere. (The inventor is called Giuseppe Verde. Please correct.)
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Where are the images? [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: WO2017013302A1
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purchase or license a prior invention [duplicate]

How do I go about either purchasing or licensing an invention that has an abandoned PPA? If the inventor is already selling said invention but never filed a patent, only a PPA, which expired 4 years ...
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Who owns this patent?

In reference to the patent: US8780542 USI-Tech is claiming a patent on a similar sounding technology, see link, do they now own this technology? https://www.bitcoincoaches.com/energy-creation-...
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Prior art request: low or reduced friction pulleys/blocks

Looking prior art for: US20160152452 Claim 1: A pulley comprising: a monobloc sheave comprising two opposing longitudinal faces, a transverse central recess and a concave external surface ...
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Product is made in Europe, can I sell it in US where similar patents already exist?

Our idea achieving same results and it's basically the same thing, but it's slightly different system used and the way is installed. On the top of that, I see other companies doing same thing, how ...
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Is this patent US 6,910,697 still valid and in force

In reference to the patent: US6910697. Is the patent US 6,910,697 B2 still valid and in force? Also I noticed it was first submitted in 2000 and approved in 2005. This is 2017. And I have thought of ...
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Does this patent refer to adding any kind of magnet to eyelashes?

In reference to the patent: US20160206031 I just wanted to know if, given this patent, other companies are allowed to sell magnetic eyelashes? Does the patent cover the addition of any kind of magnet ...
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Is this a Design Patent or Utility Patent [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US20170153408 Please let me know what kind of Patent this is, Design or Utility & If someone want ed to protect the Look of how a new sunglass's lens looks, would ...
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Is this patent still legally protected? [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US3166129
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Images are not loaded [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US9538311 Why the images of this patent does not show up in web browser? or even i can't download the pdf file?
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priority dates and disclosure [duplicate]

(Apologies if my terminology is inexact, I hope people can get the drift of my question regardless of the detail). Assume there are 2 parties, say A and B, unknown to each other. A files a provisional ...
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Is this still valid? [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: WO2000078123A1 I cant seem to find if this patent is still valid (or been renewed)... Can anyone point me in the direction of the answer? And the source of this ...
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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 ...
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Patent pending for 12 years

In reference to the patent: US20060280294 Is this patent granted or not?
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Contact Patent Owner [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US6328675 I'm looking to get in touch with the owner of this patent, are you interested in selling? Thank you Kat
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What category would a new rulemaking procedural patent for the Federal Register be classified?

The United States has a very stringent paper chase for its Federal Register which may be maintained using computer applications. The question: Which category of patents would a new rulemaking ...
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Provisonal Patent Cover Sheet Questions

I have noticed that the people creating the provisional patent would capitalize the title of the invention on their patent document. So, I have done that too. Should I capitalize the title in the ...
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Purchasing the patent [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US20080289082 Is there anyway I can contact the inventor and purchase this patent from them? If so how can I get in contact with him? Thank you!
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validity of patent and regions covered

In reference to the patent: WO2002019867A1 Is this patent still valid and if so when does it expire? Does it cover U.S.?
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Temperature control question?

In reference to the patent: US20060085888 Would an automated method or system to modulate and control the temperature of the garment which is based on input from the person wearing the garment ...
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Download pdf on new google patent [duplicate]

I'm not able to download patents directly from google page on the new version of google patent (I might be tired and not finding button) https://patents.google.com/patent/EP0496181A1/en while it is ...
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Can I legally sell my own product in my country which is patented in another country?

I made one product.but after survey,I got that the idea which I used to make my product is already patented in other country.but that product is not provided to customer (market) by them. their ...
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Meaning of “SAME” in the title of patent

Encountered multiple times, that title of patent has "...SAME" in the end. Tried searching, but you know Google (and SO), it only shows Q&A related to same patents. I.E. https://worldwide....
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What is the “Fee payment” as described in the Legal section at the end?

In reference to the patent: US5222141
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Customizing Book Patent, very detailed. Can I file my own patent under something maybe missing from the former?

In reference to the patent: US20130145240 Can I patent my own stories to be customized in ebook form? I write and ask, Are there aspects to this detailed patent that are not covered here that I can ...
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Can I patent a service that I don't want another business to offer?

I am currently working on getting my organization known, and came up with ideas for services that no one else offers right now (please don't ask for very specific details, I don't really want to give ...
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retractable helicopter pump [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US20100178176 Hello, I'm trying to find the original designers of the retractable helicopter pump and either get in contact with them or who is the current commercial ...
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error report for incorrect patent number retrieval [duplicate]

Google patents fails to look up patents based on a query number Example 9,498,155 how do i report this and get it fixed. This error has occurred at least 15 times for patent number that i have ...
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Does a photography need a patent?

I do not know to much about this domain. Bud if I want to register a photography made by mine, I need a patent for it?

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