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How can Microsoft get away with this?

The figures have nothing to do with the claimed scope of the invention. Moreover, the figure with the gnome logo is explicitly labelled prior art (Fig. 1C). If you would like to address novelty, ...
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A question regarding Inventorship

I am not a lawyer so this is not legal advice. It is possible that someone else at "P-House" invented exactly the same thing as Bob did after Bob left, but is seems unlikely. Bob could ...
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A question regarding patent

The general rule (and I am not a lawyer) is that when you work for a company, the company owns your work product. Thus is you invent something while at work, your company owns the invention. They are ...
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Patenting same idea with different methodology

Can I patent the same idea with my own methodology? You can obtain a patent incorporating the same idea as long as your own methodology is a non-obvious improvement over the prior art (including but ...
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