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put teachings into the public domain to prevent future patents in that subject matter.
The process of pursuing getting a patent. Sometimes used to mean every step in that process but sometimes used to mean all of the steps after the initial filing.
Question relates to the means by which the user and a computer system interact, in particular the use of input devices and software.
World Intellectual Property right application, and question relates to procedures and rules followed in PCT.
US patent class 717: software development, installation, and management
Questions specifically relating to the patent system of the United Kingdom.
for questions asking about the meaning of a patent-related term, or for the difference among several different terms.
US patent class 707: data processing: database and file management or data structures
US patent class 345: computer graphics processing and selective visual display systems