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This is definitely possible as it relates to the US - (b) Subject to the conditions and requirements of this paragraph, if all or a portion of the specification or drawing(s) is inadvertently omitted from an application, but the application contains a claim under § 1.55 for priority of a prior-filed foreign application, or a claim under § 1.78 for the ...


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Other than in the US (see George White's answer), you cannot if the priority application is not pending. The finally pursued application does not disclose the matter, hence you cannot protect it.


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As mentioned in comments, it is not how simple or fancy it is. It needs to be a novel and non-obvious ornamentation of something. A design patent must relate to an "item of manufacture". A shape is not a shape. Your examples are meaningless without being something but please don't post your actual ideas. What is patented is is a specific kind of ...


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To supplement the excellent answer by @EricS - The claims do not limit themselves to SVM so it is not required in order to infringe these claims. This is fairly standard since there are many methods to get the result but some specific method should be presented in the specification. A patent should explain at least one specific way of performing the ...


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The linked document is a WO application. It is not yet a patent and may or may not get granted. Even if it is eventually granted in one or more countries, it is likely the claims will be changed and likely narrowed. The claims could end up being different in the different countries the applicant is applying to. I know a bit about machine learning and less ...


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