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What's obvious when there really is no good prior art?

A similar Rovi/Tivo lawsuit against Netflix concluded with all patents ruled invalid under 101 (non-patentable subject matter). This decision was rendered based on an investigation of the patents ...
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Concern of plagiarism if I publish the details of my invention

I think you are using the word plagiarism to mean practicing your invent without your permission. That is not the correct meaning of that word. To keep people from practicing your invention you can ...
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Concern of plagiarism if I publish the details of my invention

You should not have any copyright issues because no patent application relating to a "software" invention is supposed to disclose the source code for the algorithm you are trying to patent. ...
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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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US 20160206031 A1 is a patent that states its the only patent of its kind? Is this true?

Patent US3516422 likely expired in 1987. Anyone can practice exactly what is disclosed in that patent. However, there is no guarantee there aren't other more recent patents that also may relate to a ...
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Some patent cases where a patent troll lost the lawsuit

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/09/scan-to-e-mail-patent-troll-loses-appeal-cant-avoid-state-court-case/ How about this one? And: "Uniloc, perhaps best known as Patent Troll in Chief, ...
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