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A question regarding Google Patent sites trustworthiness

We all need to deal with it. I have not seen any substantial claim that Google or any others are wholesale stealing patentable ideas. Yours will not be the exception that stands out from the crowd as ...
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Is there a way to filter enormous Patent results?

You can either use keywords for filtering, or something better, use the patent classifications systems put in place by different patent offices. Based on the technical details of the invention, the ...
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How do you correct errors in Google Patents?

Google OCR sometimes have problems, You are right actual patent has same spelling. Any ways 'Ask Patent' is not direct link to Google. you can use 'Send Feedback' of Google patents to report this ...
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Is there a way to filter enormous Patent results?

Google patents offers many ways to narrow a search. You might start with google patents advanced. It also has an "about" section. You can limit a search by country, status, just look in title, etc. ...
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What are "legal events" as listed on Google Patents?

The legal events are assignments that transfer of ownership of the patent. In this case the inventors assigned their ownership to Exponential Interactive and later Exponential Interactive assigned ...
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Where can I get a copy of this patent?

Follow the link on Google Patents to PatentScope, and download the Initial Publication with ISR (A1 48/2008). Alternatively, you can download the document on Espacenet. The patent you link to is a ...
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What is this patent (WO 2002/101622 A8) all about?

The 'A8' part of this patent document identifier is the Kind Code (the "kind of document"), which in this case indicates that the document is a correction to the title page of the application: WO ...
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Multi dependent claims (Uses and Advantages)

They provide a way to cover many combinations and permutations of elements in a relatively few numbered claims. The semantics are no different than exploding the claims to a huge number of non-...
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Where can I view the figures from a patent?

If you are looking at the google patents page, there is a link at the bottom of the gray box "External Links: Patentscope, Espacenet". Either can lead you to the documents published in the case.
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Alerts for PCT application?

If you are interested in getting emails about a PCT when there are any developments about the prosecution of the PCT itself or the European regional phase (if ever entered into, and the European ...
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Alerts for PCT application?

The Lens provides the ability to run saved queries if you create an account. I have it set up to check for patents issued with me as the inventor. It will send me an email if one of my applications ...
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Where are "Discussions" from Google Patents?

Clicking the "Discuss" link seems to take you to the Ask Patents SE site and search on a tag with the patent number (at least for a US user). It's unfortunate the link is named "Discuss&...
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Finding most important patent of a company

I like The Lens for patent searching. It has a lot more features than Google Patents and if you create an account, which is totally free, you get yet more features. You can search by patent owner and ...
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Which is the best place to search for a filed/issued patent?

Personally, I find problems with Google Patents not finding all the relevant patents when I search. It is, however handy for finding an individual patent quickly. I prefer The Lens which I find more ...
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Google Patents Searching not returning accurate results

Apparently google is grouping the patents by families and giving you the number of patent families but sorts them into classifications too, effectively giving not even the number of families. The ...
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Patenting an existing product in China

Since the product is probably being offered for sale to the public, you probably can't patent it. You can patent the product if all of the following conditions hold: 1. you are the inventor ...
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Where are the figures for this WIPO application?

Try: https://patents.google.com/patent/US20140136171A1/en for the corresponding US application, and http://worldwide.espacenet.com/publicationDetails/originalDocument?CC=WO&NR=2014078355A1&KC=...
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Images were taken off Google Patent search

The link to PDFs of patents for patents issued around August 2015 and later remains broken. Try using ImmediateIP.com which has links to PDFs at the US Patent and Trademark Office.
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Images were taken off Google Patent search

Google just released an updated interface for their patent search. This is not the only patent currently affected by the glitch, so it is probably safe to assume it will be corrected in the coming ...
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Does Google Patent cover all Chinese patents records from SIPO or just those who applied for PCT?

You can know for sure that not only the Chinese patents and patent applications coming from the PCT Route are included in Google Patents because: The Chinese document coverage in Google Patents ...
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Missing illustrations in WIPO patent application

You can follow the link from Google to Espacenet, then click on EP Register, click on All Documents and select (and click "Download Documents") the "International publication of the A1 Pamphlet" to ...
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