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Are an electronic circuit/schematics patentable there are lawsuits or literature about?

I hope this is helpful. Ask Patents is not part of the USPTO but is just a group of volunteers trying to provide patent information to the general public. Our answers are not authoritative. The USPTO ...
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We didn't patent a possible innovation before the release. What are the risks?

A US patent is still possible until one year after the first publication. Not many other countries offer this though - and with different time frames. To the risk, well, if your product is easily ...
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During patent application submission, which case is correct for approval?

To supplement another answer - You mention a "main mechanism". A critical point before drafting a patent application is to determine what you think that the invention is. If you have ...
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During patent application submission, which case is correct for approval?

I'm not an attorney, but generally you submit drawings that illustrate just the specific mechanism involved in the invention with enough context to explain how it works. Ordinary elements like motors ...
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We didn't patent a possible innovation before the release. What are the risks?

Your reasons for not filing are understandable but have no bearing on patentbility. You say that it has been exposed to many people. As another answer mentioned, for a U.S. patent there is a (...
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How to patent a product when using a freelancer?

First and foremost make sure the employment agreement you have with the freelancer makes clear that you will own all intellectual property that comes about as a result of the work. It is likely that ...
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