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Process vs Method

There are actually only two claim categories, you either claim a physical entity (product, apparatus) or a physical activity (method, process, use), as outlined in decision G 2/88 of the Enlarged ...
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Wording for: may include but not necessarily all elements in a list

In the U.S. there is a type of claim called a Markush claim. The conventional wording is : "selected from the group consisting of A, B, and C." So, if it correctly defines your minimum configuration,...
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Ambiguously worded patent claim

"About" is found in many claims, including range claims like the one you point out. There is a very rich case law and commentary about "about". The first issue would be the meaning ...
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Process vs Method

I may be missing something, but I am not sure why this would matter? Both process and method claims would fall under the statutory (35 USC 101) category of "process". The only place it would seem to ...
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Patent Drafting Method: Pros & cons of drafting claims and converting claims to descriptions

Many practitioners draft claims before drafting the specification. When you think about claiming you think broadly. If you start the specification first you are likely to start, and possibly end, with ...
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