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Is there an actual listing (website, paper listing) of patent applications being published under the 18 month timeline?

The link below is official USPTO application publication site it's updated weekly on Thursday. To get the latest published applications of the week you need to input that Thursday date in publication ...
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Verbatim copy from paper draft in a patent application

It is uncommon to copy the text of the paper into a patent application. I, in fact, advise against it when somebody approaches me to draft a patent application. The contents of a patent application ...
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Patents that have been filed through the PCT

How do I confirm if an United States patent has been filed through the PCT A US patent that started as a PCT application and then entered the US system can be detected by looking on the front page ...
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No link to referenced provisonal in Public Pair database: Does the provisional not exist?

You can look up the provisional application by its application number in Public PAIR and verify that it exists. Since that also doesn't find it according to your comment It might be a typo in the non-...
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Is it possible to file for patents in Australia within 1 year of US patent publication?

I think you are mistaken about basic premise of patent application prosecution timeline. Australia, like any other PCT member countries or Paris Convention member countries, adheres to one year time ...
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Verbatim copy from paper draft in a patent application

In my experience there are some scenarios were 1:1 copy of the clients description makes sense. Here are some examples: The client is actually not interested in a patent but wants to secure the ...
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does an open source project describing how to make something infringe a patent?

To infringe a patent directly one needs to make, sell, offer for sale, import or use a patented device or perform the steps of a method claim in a granted patent. Publishing something that explains ...
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does an open source project describing how to make something infringe a patent?

Based on what I can see from the Mighty Mouse link, it is not infringing on the 3DConnexion patents. The Mighty Mouse is based on using a standard dual axis joystick while the 3DConnexion mouse ...
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What is the prior art date of a cancelled yet published PCT?

The publication date. Documents become prior art the day they are disclosed to the public, which in the case of international applications (PCT) and patent applications is whenever they become public. ...
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Does google patents update patent application publications that have been amended?

NO Google Patents and other sites that allow for searching patents show publications. Once published, a particular publication is a static thing - like a book. Following the normal course, patent ...
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My patent is pending and it was just published in the UK Ipsum, when it will appear in Google Patents?

Only Google can tell you, but I did an experiment. I searched on patents.google.com for the most recent publication of patent applications. The date of the search is June 8th, 2020 and the most recent ...
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Commercializing a published research paper without the permission of author?

In the US, there is a one year grace period for inventors to file a patent application after public disclosure. Such disclosure does prevent you from obtaining patent protection in most other ...
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If patent filed within a year of publication date of another abandoned patent by same inventor will it be prior art?

There is no need to abandon the US patent. You should ask your lawyer or patent agent about how to amend the claims.
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Patents that have been filed through the PCT

• If an US patent has been filed through the PCT, it can be confirmed from the bibliographic details / front page of the US patent which includes the fields like PCT filed, PCT No., 371 Date, 102(e) ...
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are these patents granted or not?

I see one US patent - US9,433,646 - that was granted based on the set of applications related to the publication US20070041954A1. A series of applications were filed that all derived priority from ...
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