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In practice, which patent rejection reason is the hardest to address and overcome?

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Verbatim copy from paper draft in a patent application

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Prior art and claim

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What are the advantages and disadvantages (if any) of requesting an early publication?

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Which sections are necessary to write the patent abstract?

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Is it possible to patent a new general method of optimizing some industrial processes?

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How can I write the four configuration of a system in the claims of a patent?

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Is it possible to claim priority from two different applications?

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How exactly patent priority date works when multiple priority dates claimed?

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Is registering for an invention fair considered as public disclosure?

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Is there a way to filter enormous Patent results?

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How are patents to "a second medical use" enforced?

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Independent and dependent claims relation

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Should I abandon a PCT application if the results of the international search report (ISR) are negative?

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How to define a custom term in a patent claim?

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Corpus of (non-automatically) translated patents

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Legal effect of Tesla pledge "All Our Patent Are Belong To You"

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How are patents like US7548054B2 and US9588147B2 granted in light of DE2003120293

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How to make a prior art request for a granted patent or patent application?

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Can one use inconsistent terms in the claims?

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When exactly your own disclosures will be used as prior art against you?

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Can I remove some part of the specification and drawings when entering the EPO?

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Equating claim elements in dependent claims?

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Can you patent an idea that has not yet been produced

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Claiming various solutions to solving the same problem

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Reciting claims for elements whose function can be achieved by multiple different mechanisms

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Is there any consequences if I don't amend claims properly before the PCT deadline?

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How to protect my idea/prototype at little or no cost?

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Can a claim "wherein" clause contain past tense?

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Is a claim containing two alternatives valid?