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JP Morgan patents "basic app communication"

On cursory review, I don't see anything in the claims that is non-abstract, except, potentially, the organization of the functions. The deeper issue relates to a quote from the article: "How was ...
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Prior art request: US7263687 (Object-oriented enumerated type facility)

Please take a look into US7263687 patent prosecution. Patent examiner already addressed this patent not being novel over "Effective Java Programming" which was mentioned in patent description (...
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Comixology patent vs. presenting comicbook panels sequentially

I believe the application cited has been granted as the US patent US9672585B1. The assignee is Amazon Technologies, Inc. Claims are often changed considerably between an application and subsequent ...
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How to make a prior art request for a granted patent or patent application?

From the USPTO site - 35 U.S.C.122(e) provides a mechanism for third parties to submit patents, published patent applications, or other printed publications of potential relevance to the ...
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Applying for a patent that is similar to a granted patent

There are two different aspects of dealing with the existing patent. First is infringement. You infringe on a claim if you implement each and every aspect of the claim. Thus if a claim has steps 1 ...
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Requesting prior art on Google machine learning patent (US 2014/0180986)

These guys proposed droupout in 1992. The differences are that Clay and Séquin dropped only units not inputs, and that they did not normalize the learned weights after completing training. "Fault ...
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Prior art request: RE38782

For a prior art search, you could check out "baby blank" utility or design with a priority date before Dec 2, 1999. Look for ones that are lapsed or have priority date > 20 years old. Interestingly, ...
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Prior Art on the adjuvant function of LMP1, related to the patent application US20130039942

As one of the inventors, I thank the questioner for taking notice of our patent application and thereby implicitly recognizing the importance of the invention. As was known, infection with Epstein-...
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How to make a prior art request for a granted patent or patent application?

You can submit third party observations in respect of an international application, i.e. PCT, until month 28 from the priority date of the application. Filing the observations has no cost, they can be ...
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Prior art for US2020233384A1 which applied reinforcement learning to wind turbines

The USPTO has a third-party issuance document submission process that was created by the AIA law. This was an important reason for Ask Patents to exist in its earlier days. During a defined window ...
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If you are the first to manufacture / produce a product, can you later retroactively file a patent for it?

In the US there is a one year grace period from first publication or sale of an invention. If you file up to the year exactly you might get a patent. There is no retroactive filing. You file when you ...
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Did they patent Auto-Correct?

It would seem that the patent is for a very specific implementation of automatic correction for XML documents. Here is the first claim. A method comprising: in a computing system having at ...
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How was this patent even granted?

What you linked to is not a US patent. It is a patent application. It may never get to be a patent. You can use the US Public Pair site to determine the status of this application. At this point, the ...
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JP Morgan patents "basic app communication"

On my iPhone, the Health app communicates with the Strava app to get exercise related data. The apps ask me to allow this communication. This seems pretty much what the first claim covers. Not sure if ...
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I published biomedical data and afterward, someone else patented the findings

In general-- if there is a patent that was issued in the United States that you believe should have named you as an inventor or co-inventor, there is a path to remedy this situation via 35 USC 135 ...
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Using oxalic acid on cardboard strips against varroa

Indeed the use of oxalic acid for the control of varroa have a long history. We have tried most of the different application methods considering them either dangerous for the beekeeper or too time ...
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US20150310570 seems like a superfluous invention, can someone see prior Art and if suitable innovation exists

I don't have time for a detailed response but ... you can read the details of what is going on with this application at http://portal.uspto.gov/pair/PublicPair. The application has received a non-...
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There is nothing new in this patent. WfMS and BPM platforms have been known for decades

The document you have linked to is a patent application, not a patent. There are many applications that don't get granted. In addition, the claims in applications are often far broader than what might ...
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With prior art prove, can this electroluminescent paint patent be invalidated?

It is a little unclear what you are asking. You have a tag referencing US20130171903 which is an application, not a patent. Are you asking if this application is patentable over your cited prior art? ...
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BLE location system and method - PRIOR ART REQUEST for US patent 2016164368

I'm not a lawyer (nor am I an expert in the technology area for this patent), but here are some applications that may be of interest: US20160286348A1: Ble rapid room entry system and method ...
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Prior Art Challenge to application US20160203808

Not sure that, looks like that the glass that Eric found, maybe was available on the market already before the priority date.
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Patent already filed for this design 11 years ago

The document linked is only an application and not yet a patent. There is also a US application associated with it. Your rejected patent application is prior art as is US235889. There are mechanisms ...
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Given prior art, is Facebook's patent on Reactions valid?

Without a deeper dive, you might have a case against the broadest one of the independent claims: claim 10. However, independent claims 1 and 15 also contain a pay-for-emoji feature: "prompting the ...
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Prior Art for US20150095841 A1 ‘Composable Analytics’ and Data Flow Based programming?

RapidMiner has a graphical programming idiom, access to databases and the ability to deploy models. According to Wikipedia it dates back to 2001. I've used it and it seem to have all of the ...
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Prior Art for US20150095841 A1 ‘Composable Analytics’ and Data Flow Based programming?

Portion of Wikipedia article on Flow-Based Programming (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flow-based_programming#History ) : Flow-Based Programming (FBP) [referred to in the above-mentioned Sept. 2014 ...
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Mobile Media Server - PRIOR ART REQUEST

It sounds like Microsoft's NetShow meets all these requirements. Here is a link to a press release from 1997 that may describe all the elements.
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Should this patent list prior art associated with it?

I'm not sure if the question is clear. Why would you need prior art to an expired patent? The patent seems to have a priority date in the year 1993. It is really hard to find a website that existed ...
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