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Why invent things for a company? [closed]

This Question has two parts. 1) If you are working for a company, lets say, apple for example. As an engineer, you have a brilliant idea/invention that is specific to the job you are working in, lets ...
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Is patent US 5881419 A still active?

In reference to the patent: US5881419 Is this patent still active?
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What exactly is this patent on?

In reference to the patent: US20140149315 is this patent an international one? Also what exactly is this patent protecting? this website does the samething twitter or facebook does.
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Status of the application

In reference to the patent: US20070257041 Hello What is the status of this application? Thanks
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Using patent US 4582096 A in commercial?

Can I use the (Hand loom provided with a mechanism for variation of the distance between breast beam and back beam US 4582096 A) patent in commercial issues? US-4582096-A
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Patent Still Active?

In reference to the patent: US20090293169 So this is provisional every become a full patent? If so is it still active?
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The expiration date of the patent US 20100203636

In reference to the patent: US20100203636
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Patenting medicinal plants in Australia [closed]

Interest in associated costs and what potentially pharmaceutical companies may pay for such patents? Also do patents generate money without selling them?
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In reference to the patent: [US3792680][1]

In reference to the patent: US3792680 Is Francis Allen still in ownership of the patent? Or did he sell it? If so, when?
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wet cat food dispenser - Pet Feeding Robot - is this https://pawbot.com/?

In reference to the patent: US20130247829 Pet Feeding Robot . Automatic Pet Wet Food Dispenser Robot Is this patent the same as https://pawbot.com/
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Is US 2008/0222899 in force?

In reference to the patent: US20080222899 Is this patent still enforce
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[US20160122959]

In reference to the patent: US20160122959 What is the status of this ? I have a similar design and have started to make these and was looking to get patent for it... but what to make sure i'm not ...
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Who gets credit on a patent?

I'm a student who I developing hardware/software for a product design that is going to be patented (applied). Am I being used? Or should I only do the work to develop the prototype if I get credit on ...
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Was this ever taken to production?

Re: us5417445 This looks like a remarkable invention. It seems to turn the current thinking of indepenent suspension on its head. Was this ever put into production?
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Copy someone else Patent

How could the goverment grant this patent number w0199603864a1,when Rodney M McGee Sr. invented this in patent number 4858456 in 1988.
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I had the same idea and even created a test product

How can I become part of a patent if someone has the same idea. Do I have to buy the idea from them? Or is it possible to move forward with the person who has created the same idea?
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Why is this allowed to exist as a patent?

This patent US6370535 broadly describes any news release with a headline and content. It's childishly simple and has absolutely no value. It simply documents the extraordinarily broad and intuitive ...
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Applying for a Job without a Patent

Say I have a photography app with some special features that are patentable. Actually, just say I have an "app", not even specifying that it's photography. I don't want to show this to potential ...
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I want to know the status of this patent EP2676544A1

EP2676544A1 Trying to find out what the status is of this patent
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Patent Pending Thyco vintage plug

My father had this piece in his basement. It works just fine. Connected to an old lamp base. Can someone give me some info on it...I can't find anything like it on the web. Thanks so much.
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Is this patent legal?

In reference to the patent: EP3247374A1 Is this patent an infringement in progress? This patent is currently being discussed (2018-4-24) as a hot topic in China Taiwan's media. The patent was ...
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Can I patent an idea for an app?

If i have an idea for an app, can I patent it so that no one else executes the idea first while I am still working on it?
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Does this patent cover Discord or Discord like websites

In reference to the patent: US20170291111 I would like to make a competitor to Discord but i found this patent I want to know if it effects my ability to make a chat with party system
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how to write software description for patent request

OK i finally finished my software, now i want to write a patent request, my software is like a big network that contains many internal softwares. the problem is that the internal software is made ...
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What is the status of Patent US 4553576A?

Is patent number US4553576 still active, or available? What are the contact numbers if any?
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Is this the original Arcam EBM patent? when does it expire?

In reference to the patent: US5786562 Is this the original Arcam EBM patent? if so when does it expire?
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same product without foil

In reference to the patent: US8317762 Does the patent still hold if the product does not use the same material, and some different ingredients?
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How does MSR Reactor camp stove not infringe on this patent?

In reference to the patent: US20140311475 The MSR Reactor stove is "Patent Pending", so I am curious to know how they are able to sell a device nearly identical to Jetboil's design? How are they not ...
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What is this patent US20150162784 all about? and how is it relevant in other countries?

In reference to the patent: US20150162784
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Is it legal to download a picture from clients device to company computers?

In reference to the patent: US9396354
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Validity and Standing

In reference to the patent: US6405939 How long is this Patent standing and valid for?
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questions on selling a product similar to a patent

In reference to the patent: US8317762 I am looking to sell a product online but a similar product has a patent for it. How can i sell a product that wont break the patent law?
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What is the legal status of Patent 6869679B1

what is the legal status of this patent US6869679B1
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Can I patent my game if it uses characters and a location from another company?

I'm creating a game featuring some characters from the Dragon Ball universe and was wondering if I'm able to patent (or copywrite, not sure which one would be better in this case) my game even though ...
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Can I file patent for my new Automated Teller Machine?

As part of my degree project ,I designed an automated teller machine by adding and removing some of the existing and new features of automated teller machine and the simulated using visual studio.Can ...
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Patenting an already created product

I recently had an amazing product idea, and unfortunately, I found out the product is already being patented. My question is, can I create and produce an already patented product? For example, there ...
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Broad application applies to longstanding software capability

In reference to the patent: US20150058243 This application is overly broad and would presume to cover long standing job search and matching capabilities used by large providers such as Monster.com; ...
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Who can use this?

In reference to the patent: US6506148 Who has rights to this patent?
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How can I upload a PDF to Google patents?

In reference to the patent: US20130240651 How can I upload a PDF to Google patents?
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EP 1544461A1 , A questionable modified prior art,

When this application first published on Google? The published application on Google is identical to published on EPO, and both are greatly different from what is on reputable USPTO, which cited the ...
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Can one file a patent application (e.g. 20130293680) without public and prior works research?

Reviewing patent application # 20130293680 , and it appears that no thorough investigation has been made for prior works as well as public domain knowledge and adoption of techniques. Should ...
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This patent is very similar to the already applied for an Italian patent by Andrea Rossi. Is this a conflict?

Andrea Rossi, an American citizen displaced in Italy due to the lack of patent approval by the US patent office has developed what is known as the E-Cat or Hot-Cat. His patent issued by the Italian ...
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Is this patent abandoned?

In reference to the patent: US6029723
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I would like to have contact information for the inventor

Craig 623-552-8216 I have been ripped off by an attorney that claimed he was going to partner up with me. He disappeared over night from Chandler Az. Apparently moving to California and ...
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why has this (zero-point-energy) not been made available to the public

we could have abandoned fossil fuel a long time ago. The US Airforce were involved and the patent was canceled due to non payment?
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Where can I sell my patent ? Is there a free website? [closed]

As the title. Where can I sell my patent ? Is there a free website ? I searched around, but nothing found.
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Is this an old patent?

In reference to the patent: US20080264895 Is this patent valid?
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TRYING TO FIND OUT IF A PATENT IS CURRENTLY VALID OR ACTIVE OR PAID ITS FEES

HELLO I AM TRYING TO FIND OUT IF THIS PATENT IS UPDATED AND PAID ITS FEES OR ABANDONED. CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME OUT WHERE WOULD I FIND OUT IF ITS OK OR NOT TO TRY TO PATENT SOMETHING LIKE THIS OR ...
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any other patents involving baseball caps for pigtails?

Are there any patents out for baseball caps with pigtail/ponytail openings?

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