Tag: patentability

84 How to torpedo a bad patent my former large employer is filing? 2012-09-21T15:04:54.080

34 What is the window for finding prior art on a patent application? 2012-09-18T16:14:19.520

32 What constitutes an original patentable idea in software? 2012-09-05T20:11:43.503

29 Should I patent my idea before posting it on the internet? 2012-09-21T00:03:21.863

23 What does "patent pending" mean? 2012-09-21T00:22:17.567

19 Are US software patents enforceable in the UK? 2012-09-21T08:21:04.297

18 Is use in foreign countries a bar to patentability? 2012-09-06T20:58:51.000

16 Prior art for Apple's Magsafe 2012-09-20T16:17:39.953

16 Can game mechanics be patented? 2012-09-20T16:58:08.740

14 Can a very basic shape of a product be patented? 2012-09-07T02:56:54.610

14 Is it possible to quickly kill existing patents? 2013-07-22T16:27:50.673

13 Was there a landmark controversial software patent of a trivial idea before the "XOR flashing cursor" patent? 2012-09-06T08:52:29.630

13 Can one patent software if that software uses a library that is Apache License, BSD, or MIT? 2012-10-30T21:34:10.593

12 Are Software Development Methods patentable? 2012-09-20T16:30:55.987

11 Does a public discussion related to a patent invalidate the patent 2012-10-03T04:30:31.077

11 Can someone patent someone else's invention? 2012-12-15T16:33:10.873

10 Prior art for new treatment for anxiety disorder 2012-09-21T00:08:58.780

9 Can I patent a mobile application or protect the idea 2014-11-19T13:12:14.723

9 Repatenting someone else's dropped provisionals 2017-02-15T07:28:43.870

8 To what extent is a Java Off-Heap management patent applicable? 2012-09-21T07:39:09.780

8 Can software be patented after being made public? 2012-09-21T21:29:57.920

8 The SPDY protocol is not patented. Could it have been? Is there prior art? 2012-09-22T01:55:13.397

8 Practicality of faster than light travel 2012-10-03T05:59:34.097

8 Are data structures patentable? 2012-10-17T13:46:03.997

8 Can teaching methods be patented? 2012-10-18T19:08:55.857

8 Is it possible to get around broad patents? 2012-11-14T08:10:59.380

8 Protecting a User Interface: Design Patent and/or Copyright 2013-06-10T17:26:50.183

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

7 Are patents which are dependent on prior inventions valid? 2012-10-10T18:42:57.337

7 Where can I find best practices or guides for patent/SOTA research? 2013-01-31T11:00:58.327

7 How does one know if a patent was reexamined? 2013-08-27T16:10:35.400

7 Do Patents cover the idea or the specific technology? 2014-06-26T10:59:52.693

7 Patent of specific financial structure 2015-02-09T02:43:49.077

7 Objecting granted Patent based on own e-mail correspondence as Prior art? 2015-02-13T01:52:38.973

7 Method for exercising a cat? 2015-07-13T22:25:26.853

7 Good patent books for startups and inventors? 2016-01-16T20:50:44.667

7 Is it really possible to patent neural networks? 2016-05-04T17:04:45.553

7 Is an electric circuit patentable? 2016-05-09T09:19:12.403

7 How to defend your work from patent vultures? 2017-09-19T09:54:01.970

6 Can I patent my logic for a pantry management system? 2012-09-20T19:00:30.263

6 Can a system for wirelessly charging a mouse battery be patented? 2012-09-20T20:45:27.700

6 Patent that references non-existing material 2012-10-11T06:07:28.357

6 Does this analyzer server meet the "full, clear, concise" terms of 35 USC 112? 2012-10-11T18:11:00.550

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

6 What aspects of a board game might be patentable? 2016-05-15T12:58:18.310

5 UK software patent 2013-01-18T13:06:05.287

5 Stolen Idea Patented 2013-05-07T13:39:24.883

5 A license that prevents raising a software patent 2013-06-14T10:54:13.827

5 Do I have to come with an actual prototype before filing a patent 2013-11-07T01:14:08.657

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

5 Jurisdiction of a US patent? 2015-03-17T16:52:07.370

5 Is it advisable to patent an open source project? 2015-04-18T21:01:54.323

5 Is it possible to get a patent for a new Web Browser 'Button'? 2015-06-09T04:02:03.123

5 Can I build a patented item (US 7,877,268) for personal use? 2015-07-06T15:21:04.407

5 How can pseudo-science be patentable? 2015-08-15T05:54:57.113

5 Filing in foreign office before domestic one, will the patent be rejected? 2016-04-07T16:17:40.063

5 What concrete lessons should software patent applicants learn from Alice vs CLS Bank? 2017-04-26T06:38:23.043

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

5 Can I broaden the scope of a claim w.r.t. prior art through the use of "other than"? 2018-01-22T13:28:27.210

5 What practical requirements are there for unity of an invention with multiple independent claims? 2018-01-22T15:28:19.433

4 Registering Patent, Can a way of doing things be registered as patent or copyrighted? 2012-11-12T14:59:52.453

4 Can I file a patent after publishing as part of collaborative public content? 2012-11-20T18:47:18.980

4 How does one start patenting an idea in the United States? 2012-11-29T12:59:48.827

4 Can a patent be refiled after 20 years with slight changes and additions? 2012-12-04T01:29:27.943

4 Can SaaS, PaaS, IaaS be patented? 2013-05-06T01:31:33.780

4 Can an "original" patent be used to block an invention which utilizes an improvement to the original patent? 2013-07-08T15:30:34.780

4 What is the difference between a US copyright and US patent? 2013-07-30T19:08:31.333

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

4 Can an examiner determine an invention is useful, even if they cannot determine whether it really works? 2014-09-17T07:50:04.093

4 Can someone patent my invention before me? 2014-10-04T21:42:45.420

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

4 Planet Labs Satellite Constellation Patent 2015-03-15T23:44:14.120

4 Can a method of pedagogy be patented? 2015-06-11T22:09:31.603

4 Can you patent an existing bacteria without any modifications? 2015-08-12T23:11:38.673

4 Can you patent something that does not have a patent but is in use? 2015-09-16T09:04:34.230

4 Can a new use for an existing invention be patented in Germany? 2016-06-09T18:51:38.680

4 How important are claims in provisional patents 2017-02-14T23:48:50.740

4 What's obvious when there really is no good prior art? 2018-06-20T01:46:08.300

4 Can a business idea be patented (in India)? 2019-02-10T12:05:00.810

4 Patentability of a specific method of web content filtering 2019-02-16T18:30:12.287

3 Can XML/JSON structure formats be patented? 2012-11-02T02:49:19.427

3 Terminal Disclaimer 2012-11-13T16:46:10.403

3 What is the USPTO attitude toward mouth rinse patents, particularly given many seem to overlap? 2012-12-30T14:55:39.837

3 How is us20120249774 different from structured light? 2013-03-01T02:57:58.850

3 Using vetiver grass roots for cooling screens 2013-04-12T02:37:24.173

3 Patentability of Textual Analysis on Internet User Texts 2013-04-19T14:22:10.163

3 What Can I Patent? 2013-05-02T23:35:19.053

3 Can Patents and Open Source Co-exist? 2013-05-12T10:46:27.540

3 If a patent claims a method, is a subset of the method's steps also covered? 2013-05-24T08:34:15.593

3 What type of patent do I need? 2013-08-19T12:38:56.287

3 Should I use patents or copyright law to protect my ideas? 2013-09-26T12:09:46.760

3 Is it obvious even though no one is doing it? 2013-10-18T21:53:24.337

3 How can we fix the patent office to stop granting such non-innovative and all-encompassing patents? 2013-11-29T13:26:51.567

3 How do you invalidate a patent? 2013-12-17T22:09:32.480

3 Patentability vs enablement 2015-01-15T04:46:04.747

3 What is the difference between Patent agent and Patent lawyer? 2015-01-31T00:15:15.970

3 The patent WO2013041665A1 is a copy of public knowledge 2015-02-04T19:50:07.463

3 US8550406 - How can you patent something that exists? 2015-03-20T14:38:03.460

3 Delay of publication before patent filing 2015-05-13T14:54:54.653