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You can use http://ipindiaservices.gov.in/patentsearch/search/index.aspx to search all patents in India including granted and published patent applications in India.


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Yes. The patent is a public document which anyone can download for free from the USPTO. You are free to post a copy to your homepage.


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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 eventually gets allowed. To infringe on a patent you need to implement each and every aspect of at least one claim. There are three independent claims in this ...


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There are two aspects to patentability: novelty and non-obviousness. Novelty relates to whether anyone else has applied the same solution previously. I can't answer that question in this case, but the patent examiner didn't find significant enough prior art to invalidate the claims. Second is non-obviousness. Your own reaction to this patent where you state "...


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Typically, one would file a Provisional patent before pursuing a Non-Provisional patent. The requirements for the successful submission of a Provisional Patent are listed on the USPTO.gov website under the Provisional Patent section. These include Technical Specs, Technical Drawings, etc.


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Please look at USPTO website to see a list of examples of eligible software patents. The first example is a web app. So the answer to your first questions is serious. The answer to your second question is yes+. We would want to protect the process as a whole, subcomponents and also results and consequences, if possible. And also variants and other uses of ...


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First, make sure you are absolutely sure that infringement is present. The patent(s) must be issued and still enforceable and the product must include all elements of at least one of the claims. Moreover, consider where all the claimed (patented) steps are taking place. For example, if the server is in a jurisdiction without patent protection, then use of ...


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For WIPO application Contact Details- Go to Patent Scope (WIPO Search interface) https://patentscope.wipo.int/search/en/search.jsf Input publication number details open respective patent application Go to Documents Tab and download Declaration; It will contain contact details e.g.


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This document is not a granted patent. It is the publication of a patent application. If it is issued as a patent in the future the key will be the wording of the claims, not the abstract or other parts of the document.


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That becomes a trademark issue, rather than patents as this site is about. But in essence, the idea of a trademark is to protect consumers from potential confusion. Speaking in somewhat abstract terms, you might a high-end restaurant that begins using McDonald's Golden Arches logo as their own. You can imagine a consumer driving by, seeing that logo, ...


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In the past this would be a public use and maybe a public commercial use even if no information was determinable from the outside. The AIA law probably changed this so a "non-informing use" doesn't start the clock. Until a few cases get to court it is not 100% clear.


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