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Altering a patented web application

In short: you'll be fine to redesign. As a brief overview, a patent exists to prevent other people from using an invention. That invention is defined solely by the claims of the patent. Although the ...
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Where and how can I patent a web improvement or idea?

In short, Patent for a method or a product is issued by patent office of a country for that country. You have to prepare documents and drawings to describe your invention and claims in a particular ...
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I wanted to create a free web application, but found a possible patent infringement

You are correct that you could potentially get sued. However, this is current only an application. It may or many not get granted as a patent. Claims in applications are frequently broader than what ...
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Combining 2 inventions risk

You can try to combine them into one patent but the patent authority may not allow you to. If you do, you should have separate claims covering each function. As long as there are separate claims, no ...
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Protecting easily replicatable idea

In addition to the fine answer from George White, make sure if you do file a patent you try to conceive of alternative implementations. It is easy to get fixated on the one "best" way of ...
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Protecting easily replicatable idea

Probably, if you have a fully thought out concept to put the idea into practice. It is often said that one can’t patent an idea but that depends on how fleshed out the “idea” is in your conception. ...
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How to avoid losing your work on the PTO's web based application system

If you are registered user you can save your work before submission. See the EFS-Web Quick Start documentation.
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Where and how can I patent a web improvement or idea?

I'm afraid there is no way we can provide a useful opinion on patentability of your idea. First, the ability to obtain software related patents varies by jurisdiction. Second, without a detailed ...
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Altering a patented web application

It depends on the claims of the patent compared to what you are doing. If what you are doing reads on the claims, the the new product version would be covered. It's impossible to say for sure without ...
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