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Proper classification is the responsibility of the USPTO, and not the applicant. Non-provisional applications are relatively often misclassified, and this is not something that can cause any challenge to the validity of a filing date or the enabling nature of the disclosure. It may cause less than adequate proficiency in examination, but that is another ...


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DISCLAIMER: This is not legal advice, and is not to be relied upon for legal decisions. I am not attorney. Read the relevent laws yourself and consult with an attorney. Classification The classification noted on a patent application is only a suggestion to the USPTO made in good faith (i.e. you could get in trouble for intentionally trying to mislead/etc) -...


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Page 83 of the referenced documentation is helpful: The us-field-of-classification-search element will always be present. If the examiner did do a classification search, the element will contain one or more classification-national records and/or one us-classifications-ipcr record. If the examiner did not do a classification search, the element will ...


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I Googled "tmclass harmonised" and selected this link which contains the following: The Harmonised Database contains more than 70 000 terms from which our users can select the goods and services for which they seek protection in their trade mark applications. This database is used in the European Union Intellectual Property Office's (EUIPO) online trade ...


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Yes, examiners just try to do their best. Some practitioners deliberately obfuscate the field of their invention in hopes to get an Examiner that will be more friendly (inexperienced) to the technology. EDIT to address the concerns of questioner: Because the standard is a Person (singular) Having Ordinary Skill in the Art (singular), the USPTO chooses the ...


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The requirement for a single statutory class is per claim. Many patents have machine claims, and one or more types of process claims. A method of building the machine, a method of using the machine, and a process carried out by the machine's internal operation are all process claims. "Machine" is a very broad term and would apply to your system regardless of ...


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Please use Truncation for classification as you are not using complete classification. e.g. icl/c07$ AND icl/a61$


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