Tag: claims

10 What is a continuation patent? 2012-09-28T15:11:42.640

10 What is the role of dependent claims? 2015-07-29T09:10:40.390

8 What's the best approach to document a claim? 2013-12-22T21:56:35.860

7 Does prior art need to cover all claims in a patent application in order to invalidate it? 2012-09-20T18:54:22.120

7 Apple designs were not the first. So why grant them patents? 2013-02-03T18:42:24.173

7 Software Patents: Claiming as a METHOD vs as a SYSTEM? 2013-10-27T19:06:10.327

7 What is the relationship between US20080195499 and Bitcoin? 2015-03-31T00:49:28.607

6 Does my product infringe on claim 1 of EP 2342386 A1? 2015-07-08T15:00:29.590

6 Okay to use "optionally" in a claim? 2018-06-25T01:53:33.437

5 What is the inventive step in CA2726258A1? 2015-03-15T08:48:19.253

5 Do you have to amend claims lacking novelty or an inventive step 2017-02-05T13:24:45.963

5 Is there a Patent-to-English dictionary? 2017-05-07T23:38:57.433

5 What are the best post-Alice strategies for drafting claims in software patent applications? 2018-01-20T16:17:18.780

5 What is a difference between System Claims and Method Claims? 2019-01-11T17:40:53.513

4 Large System = "miraculous unproven device" + Subsystem1 + SubSystem2 ?= PATENT? 2013-01-28T06:18:23.110

4 A patent with both apparatus (i.e. system) and method? 2013-11-17T04:32:03.933

4 Claims - When is it a good idea to let the Patent Examiner make one for you? 2014-07-10T00:55:09.967

4 How to check the novelty in a patent? 2014-08-11T17:03:08.167

4 Software Patents after Alice decision 2015-03-06T01:34:02.767

4 Dependent claim from invalid independent claim 2015-03-26T00:48:25.027

4 If a patent refers to the use of a "strap", can I use a "chain" instead and not be in violation of the patent? 2015-04-19T16:28:24.413

4 How can I find the claims of US 918,884, which are not listed on Google Patents? 2015-04-19T21:59:23.953

4 Mobile Payment patent: Why is the last step of Claim 1 there? It seems to contradict the second to last step of Claim 1 2015-06-14T05:36:11.617

4 How detailed can be independent claims in a PCT utility application? 2015-07-21T05:22:23.780

4 What does claim 1 of US 2008/0255822 A1 cover? 2015-10-18T12:07:21.280

4 Is there a custom or policy of obfuscating dangerous details in patents? 2016-04-23T20:46:29.580

4 Claim dependence on later claim 2016-12-08T22:42:31.193

4 Amendment of objectionable or rejected claims? 2018-03-22T00:34:22.487

4 What is the difference between a withdrawn claim and a cancelled claim? 2018-10-09T20:09:22.950

3 Which patent claims did George Selden believe Henry Ford violated? 2013-05-01T02:36:49.457

3 Claims: When to use "wherein"? Should I always use "further comprising"? 2013-11-15T07:23:18.093

3 What is a CRM (Computer Readable Medium) claim? 2013-11-15T16:18:56.593

3 How do I verify that a patent pending claim is real? 2014-04-25T23:39:43.670

3 Finding prior art rejects an independent claim 2014-10-29T11:26:37.590

3 Would I be violating the patent if I produced a similar product with completely different methods and had different intentions for product? 2015-02-24T20:35:36.040

3 role of "processor" in software method claims 2015-03-10T00:36:37.003

3 An obvious prior art… mobile phone 2015-03-30T15:54:56.297

3 Patent specification 2015-07-19T08:39:14.643

3 Claims with reference to single dependent claims 2015-07-19T09:00:43.417

3 Are such broad claims as in US 2014/0019309 potentially granted? 2015-07-19T09:05:56.627

3 US 2013/0206605 A1 too broad, little novelty 2015-07-26T14:37:09.350

3 Could I be sued by this side project because of Patent US5732138? 2015-08-07T04:27:50.320

3 Understanding divided infringement in method claims 2015-08-11T23:07:37.853

3 Does a product infringe on a patent if it requires the use of the patented product to function? 2015-09-13T17:26:31.177

3 Urgent - My Patent Application received a Non-Final Rejection, Advice? 2015-09-29T15:24:07.947

3 Avoid infringement by replacing a specific component 2016-04-16T21:29:07.870

3 Utility patent prohibiting against certain content 2016-04-18T01:55:24.800

3 Can terms and conditions trump patent awards? 2017-06-13T15:27:48.643

3 Advantages of Designing Sub-Patents based on an initial wide-ranging Patent owned by the same inventor? 2017-08-03T05:33:32.327

3 Is there a clear advantage of filing a Continuation application with new claims vs. heavy revisions of original claims? 2018-01-10T04:33:09.800

3 When the examiner's rejection is based on "one of" language, does this necessarily mean the statement can only be allowed by changing to plural? 2018-01-10T21:58:29.020

3 Do I need to define 'IOT sensors' when using the term in claims? 2018-04-09T03:38:02.977

3 Do consistently disparaged embodiments lack claim support? 2018-05-05T15:19:59.563

3 Can claims be amended after patent contents become public? 2018-07-19T21:51:51.070

3 Distinction between phrases "one or more" and "at least one" and need to include phrase "a plurality of" 2019-04-23T12:31:03.307

2 What constitues/definition of an inventor. Does it simply boil down to claims in a patent? 2013-02-12T14:20:06.107

2 Detailed description of a system to suit system and method claims 2013-02-15T22:23:58.667

2 Language in claim:definition 2013-11-27T05:40:36.067

2 Why is claim 2 required in this example? 2013-11-30T23:31:45.647

2 Definitions in dependent claims 2013-12-09T07:43:17.913

2 Necessity of math justification/motivation in a patent? 2014-03-29T05:27:57.250

2 Licensing Strategies and Negotiaitons 2014-05-22T18:21:36.547

2 Can PCT application based on US provisional patent without claim? 2014-07-13T14:00:08.993

2 Best way to remove component in dependent claim 2014-10-02T05:02:19.130

2 Combinations of independent options creating exponentially numerous claims 2014-10-20T21:16:29.977

2 Is a patent enforceable based on a claim that is dependent on an independent claim that is not enforceable? 2015-01-22T12:13:22.760

2 Query on existing SDP attribute related to this patent 2015-03-12T02:43:28.477

2 Who owns the rights to plastic spoons now? (US D234017 S) 2015-05-26T17:26:43.843

2 Is traditional plant material improvement sufficiently descriptive to be considered full disclosure 2015-07-01T19:23:40.853

2 How strict are patent claims? 2015-07-07T10:27:04.790

2 Can I broaden a patent while it is tested to work with specific conditions and environment? 2015-07-29T21:18:46.697

2 Is something that a user does, an step of a method 2015-08-01T11:57:50.663

2 prior art proof 2015-10-06T15:25:29.067

2 This is the same thing as SleekEZ that is already on the market or not? 2015-10-16T05:44:24.273

2 If a dependent claim only limits the independent claim, then is it still infringement when a product only differs from that dependent claim? 2015-11-03T23:26:57.277

2 Can someone explain the term "commonly owned"? 2016-01-06T05:52:53.773

2 "Package delivery notification system and method" claims 2016-01-11T15:39:37.223

2 US vs Indian Patent System differences 2016-02-07T04:02:17.083

2 Sweeping claims, patentability 2016-05-02T01:34:14.630

2 Patent Drafting Method: Pros & cons of drafting claims and converting claims to descriptions 2016-05-20T23:09:51.037

2 What does US20160034139 cover? 2016-09-17T16:01:01.363

2 How to write claim with only novel elements of my invention 2017-01-19T11:25:25.350

2 To patent a technology on a smart device and a yet to be made apparatus 2017-02-18T03:54:00.893

2 How to deal with two aspects of invention in claims 2017-02-27T09:27:30.547

2 Software invention with two components 2017-02-28T11:46:59.613

2 Software invention with multiple aspects and method 2017-02-28T15:13:49.437

2 Inventive step and how to express multiple solutions to a problem 2017-03-31T03:56:45.167

2 Can seemingly unrelated claims be grouped together if they're part of the same broader invention? 2017-05-09T10:54:19.757

2 Must I infringe on EVERY PART of a claim to infringe...? 2017-06-15T09:49:50.703

2 Should patent claims be narrow yet vague? 2017-07-20T22:48:46.793

2 Is it best to make independent claims very broad and depended claims very narrow? 2017-07-26T16:17:21.427

2 If I in my specifications explained enough where someone can recreate my invention but broad in claims could that pass in the uspto? 2017-07-28T19:29:32.653

2 Patentability due to conflicts between dependent and independent claims 2017-09-29T15:30:27.197

2 Is no one ever allowed to use a simplex grid in procedural generation until the Simplex Noise patent expires? 2017-10-13T19:10:32.250

2 What are the key questions that should be answered in Claims 2018-01-31T22:42:38.490

2 Are "patent-claims" and "elements of a claim" defined in the law? 2018-11-15T01:07:01.457

2 Can I change a filed utility patent application to change the original filing fee? 2018-12-08T20:22:32.890

2 What is the practical value of repeating similar claims in slightly different contexts? 2019-04-29T03:36:07.580

2 Can one rearrange a claim when examined by the examiner? 2019-06-22T01:47:30.903