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Is there any site to download patents in bulk in PDF format?

Try also USPTO Electronic Bulk Data Products. You might also try to use Googles's tesseract ocr project to perform OCR on PDFs to extract searchable text, for that you would need very good IT ...
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Is coding knowledge required to file a patent for an app?

"Do not know how to make it" is a fatal statement in a patent application. You need to explain how to make and use the invention. However, patents involving software or other methods generally have ...
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MPEP and Case Laws

Besides copying and pasting, they work in modest sized art units and often further specialize within an art unit. If you see laser printer power supplies all day every day you probably get pretty good ...
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Private Patent Office

To be meaningful, such an office would have to be established by congress. As it stands now, congress has established the existing Patent and Trademark Office as a part of the US Department of ...
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Is a patent representative mandatory in Europe?

Not if you reside in an EPC location - Natural or legal persons having either their residence or their principal place of business in a contracting state to the EPC can undertake all procedural ...
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Withdraw an Issued Patent

One patent cannot infringe another patent. Suppose a patent claims a widget comprising X, Y and Z. In that case making, using or selling such a widget (comprising X, Y and Z) might infringe the ...
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How can I contact the owner of a patent?

My searches produced: Carl West - 905 Reynolds Dr, Sheridan, AR 72150 USA (870) 673-8125 Hope this helps
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Data Scraping on USPTO

Here is a python project that scrapes the USPTO raw data files and parses them into CSV files, MySQL, and PostgreSQL databases. https://github.com/rippledj/uspto
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Any startup service that streamlines the patent process?

The service you describe, if it existed, would not afford any protection prior to actually filing for a patent. Something like that might be a virtual "inventors notebook" for keep records of your ...
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How much does it cost to file and obtain a patent? Who pays the patent costs?

This is a pretty broad question, so I fear my answer is going to be reasonably broad and vague in response. How much does it cost to file and obtain a patent? At the USPTO, the basic filing fee is ...
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Where to do download patents data?

You can download bulk patent data from USPTO: Bulk Data Storage System. Look for Patent Grant Full Text Data. Google used to collect patent data and provide bulk download, but they discontinued the ...
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Is a patent representative mandatory in Europe?

For filing an application no representation is required even if you are a non-European: Art. 58 EPC: A European patent application may be filed by any natural or legal person, or any body equivalent ...
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A U.S. patent is to issue on a future date; is there any way to view the patent prior to the date of issue?

I do not think so. Things can go wrong in the production of the final text which very often involves incorporating amendments. The first you see the final version is the day of issue. The best you can ...
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How to secure my idea at the beginning vs my subcontractor engineer?

This is usually accomplished using a non disclosure agreement. However, you also need to consider that the engineer might make some contributions that amount to making them a co-inventor. You will ...
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Data Scraping on USPTO

IP Watchdog recently ran a story about recent developments in obtaining bulk file wrapper data from the USPTO. It also describes the efforts of various companies in "scraping" data from USPTO ...
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How to get patent family information?

Yes. The Lens is a public good, non-profit and global facility that provides comprehensive family information, including analytics at no cost, and with no advertising, and no compromising of the ...
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USPTO Services: Patent Searches & Patent Examinations

There is a fee schedule for the USPTO's services. There are fees to file a PPA and more expensive fees for an NPA. Generally, fees are lower for smaller entities. There is a micro-entity fee and a ...
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Patent Claim Drafting

You are presumably talking about claims that preempt all uses of a law of nature. A law of nature is not patentable. A claim that preempted all possible uses of a law of nature is essentially an ...
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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 fetch the PDF for the reference AU2018900444A0

The patent is still in provisional stage, it is not yet published you can find the status from here the published document would also get updated at the same link.
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Patent Claim Interpretation

The expression 'based on' looks vague and ambiguous to me. Its breadth, no matter what the cause, risks coming at a cost. If I were procuring a patent I would prefer to avoid the expression and use ...
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Patent Claim Interpretation

I think the answer is that it depends on the context. I have included three examples from three different patents. The first uses depending upon while the second uses based upon. I do not think the ...
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Patent Claim Interpretation

The scope often differs from patent to patent, i would try to explain the difference using following example. In simple term the term Based on protects the underlying principle i.e., alternates that ...
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Is Inventhelp wise to use for an inventor with no money to get a utility patent?

By way of a preface, I have no experience with this firm. Everything below is therefore essentially reasoned opinion. Part of their business seems to be acting as a middle-man between an inventor and ...
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How to defend your work from patent vultures?

One hopes that should Google actually obtain a patent in this area, it will be a minor "improvement" that should be easy to circumvent. I don't see how they can block you and others from practicing ...
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Searching contact details patend CN102853400 B

This is a patent search engine supported by SIPO officially: http://epub.sipo.gov.cn/index.action You can use Chrome and translate the page into English, though of course the results are often not ...
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Searching contact details patend CN102853400 B

If you pull up CN102853200B on patents.google.com you can click on the Espacenet link. From there you can see that the assignee is "SHENZHEN KAPATA PHOTOELECTRIC CO.,LTD". Looking them up on Google ...
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PCT patents , is it Public Domain or up for grabs in my country?

You didn’t invent it and, at this point it’s not new, so no. In the US patent applications need an identified inventor. In respect to this invention you are not an inventor so you have no legal or ...
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Regarding the usage of this process in my industry

The instant application entered National Phase in Australia and Canada. It lapsed in Australia https://www.ipaustralia.gov.au/patents, was a dead patent in Canada (http://www.ic.gc.ca/opic-cipo/cpd/...
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