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Related to patents filed, licensed or prosecuted by Applicant APPLE INC.
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is used on patent applications and patents which have been successfully narrowed or rejected by the USPTO after having been the subject of a prior-art-request on Ask Patents.
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For questions relating to the requirements for specification, sufficiency, enablement and rules.
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relating to mobile phones, handheld computers, and similar technology.
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For questions involving expired patents.
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For questions involving an individual filing on their own behalf.
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For questions relating to utility models
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should be applied to questions involving continuation patent applications or patents granted from continuation applications.
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Question related to validity of any proceeding done in patent office.
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a mark that can be included in the description of a product to indicate that some aspects of that product is covered by a patent application that has been filed, but not yet abando…
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Related to patents filed, licensed or prosecuted by Applicant MICROSOFT
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for questions asking if performing a certain action (i.e., researching, developing, manufacturing, testing or selling a product) can be done without infringing intellectual property right…
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For questions concerning the status of a patent. Please check 'Public Pair' first and ask only if you cannot find the desired information there or do not understand it. Explain in depth what your prob…
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Databases of patents, patent application and prior art. For questions about database software, use the [data-processing-databases] tag.
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Questions related to a particular procedure for accomplishing or approaching something, especially a systematic or established one.
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Related to patents filed, licensed or prosecuted by Applicant GOOGLE
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For questions about the "Google Patents" service.
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for questions relating to the examination process of intellectual property right applications. For questions regarding patentability please include the patentability tag. Please also inclu…
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put teachings into the public domain to prevent future patents in that subject matter.
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for questions asking about the meaning of a patent-related term, or for the difference among several different terms.
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Question relates to the means by which the user and a computer system interact, in particular the use of input devices and software.