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Any Chance the USPTO will accept 3D Models as Digital Prototypes in the future?

Not an answer. Just comment too long to fit the comment section. Such feature won't be seen as essential or even necessary. When studying patents, I sometimes feel that "Geeze, I need a 3D model to ...
daniel's user avatar
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Prototype developed outside of work, employer wants me to finalize work in house. Do I automatically lose my IP?

Assuming your invention is completely unrelated to your work, I would first negotiate with your employer before allowing them any access. If fact I wouldn't have disclosed it to your boss without ...
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Why would an examiner decline demonstration of an invention?

MPEP ยง 713.01 provides (among other things): An interview should be had only when the nature of the case is such that the interview could serve to develop and clarify specific issues and lead to a ...
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