Tag: prior-art

51 Can a YouTube video be submitted as prior art? 2012-09-05T14:23:09.340

47 Microsoft have submitted a patent for a whack to silence a phone ringer. How similar does prior art have to be? 2012-09-18T10:00:47.377

35 Can a sci-fi technology be submitted as prior art? 2012-09-23T19:53:13.860

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

20 Can a granted patent be deeded to the public? 2012-09-06T03:57:29.130

19 Is there a way to achieve protections similar to "Copyleft" under the patent system? 2012-09-05T20:35:11.630

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

17 I had invented and published before this patent application - How do I get it invalidated? 2015-09-20T11:27:47.053

16 Can the non-obviousness of an invention be challenged if the difference to prior art is only the mathematical-statistical approach? 2012-09-19T09:25:21.967

12 Prior art for double-tap to zoom in a structured document / web browser 2012-09-20T20:28:09.713

11 How do we check if a patent already exists for our idea? 2012-09-20T21:24:36.717

11 If a patent has been issued, can it still be invalidated by prior art? 2012-10-01T15:54:36.903

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

10 Could Apple's recent patents be based on prior art? 2012-09-22T11:16:25.987

10 Prior art for compiler supporting programs as data objects 2012-09-25T13:04:57.360

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

10 I have prior art for a pending patent. What should I do? 2013-04-01T01:35:16.603

9 Prior art for Vehicle Air Conditioner 2012-09-18T21:14:07.347

9 What is the layman's definition of 'prior art' in the US and other countries? 2012-09-20T19:13:06.550

9 Would software written in a country without software patents constitute prior art in the USA? 2012-09-21T13:51:42.593

9 Do USPTO examiners search open-source codebases? 2012-09-22T20:34:02.187

9 Can a master's thesis be used as prior art? 2012-09-26T06:27:34.760

9 Over time, which patent legislation applies, current or past? 2012-10-01T18:32:18.460

8 How rigorous are examiners 2013-01-11T22:08:53.853

8 How to invalidate a patent with prior art? 2013-06-20T19:11:20.563

8 Does a software implementation count as prior art? 2013-07-23T23:43:09.033

8 Prior Art from 2002 for XML to XSD generation? 2015-07-07T20:51:38.117

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 Prior art for Dual Air Drying Arrangement 2012-09-20T19:13:34.553

7 Can 'my own' published application be used against 'my newer application' on the ground of 'prior-art'? 2012-10-06T03:44:01.030

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

7 Prior Art for Onsite backup for internet-based data processing 2012-10-25T09:24:55.843

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

7 Patent Troll: Search Results with Image 2013-02-24T01:01:51.937

7 Can web pages found with the Wayback Machine qualify as prior art? 2013-03-21T04:55:43.620

7 How can I provably put something in the public domain so that someone else can not patent it? 2013-11-03T03:56:17.317

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

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

7 Does my past work qualify as prior art for US20140272267? 2015-04-09T19:33:06.887

7 How detailed should the background be? 2015-05-21T21:45:07.423

6 Can some explain "inter partes review" and "ex parte reexamination"? 2012-10-01T19:32:34.763

6 When can new prior art be brought during prosecution? How can we help? 2013-08-05T04:49:03.463

6 Can a prior publication by the inventors themselves defeat novelty? 2015-01-07T14:41:38.113

6 How to submit prior art to contest application? 2015-06-26T18:16:05.063

6 What is considered applicable prior art? 2015-07-23T05:19:50.023

6 Best places to record ideas as prior art to avoid later patents (UK/US) 2017-11-20T21:26:29.783

5 Prior art for US20140314679 2015-04-27T02:22:29.513

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

5 Burying prior art/achieving broad presumption of validity via IDS 2017-12-08T01:59:36.407

5 At what point do conversations become prior art? 2018-01-29T18:21:58.793

4 How specific must prior art be to invalidate a patent? 2012-09-20T19:52:37.317

4 Here is what I see as an invalid patent. US6563040 2012-09-22T03:44:38.900

4 What is the specific innovation in patent US 2010/0091396 (afocal optical concentrator)? 2012-10-07T12:55:34.420

4 Can a patent with a common assignee to a patent application not be used as prior art against the patent application? 2012-10-30T04:15:22.637

4 Is this prior art worth submitting to debunk patent 8108092? 2012-11-02T14:05:55.967

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

4 Can video game terrain generation methods be patented? 2012-12-18T18:36:22.963

4 Prior art shared with the USPTO 2013-01-17T13:55:04.417

4 Can one file a patent application amicus brief to protest granting of the patent? 2013-03-29T19:57:17.267

4 Patent Granted then I discovered prior art... What to do? 2013-12-23T05:29:17.677

4 Potential prior art document has 1 common inventor & was published a month before patent app. Prior art? 2014-02-28T02:03:43.170

4 Can a copyright be used as a substitute for a patent? 2015-02-03T20:37:42.953

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

4 Prior Art search 2015-03-30T10:00:57.017

4 How applying for patent affects my business 2015-04-25T19:39:52.340

4 How do I find all the newest patents that reference the following patent from 1962: US3018134 2015-04-30T13:56:46.533

4 Can I use an invention that has not been granted a patent? 2015-08-21T23:59:56.250

4 This inventor was aware of prior art 2015-10-01T03:49:35.287

4 Legal ramifications of including research algorithms in software products sold to clients 2016-02-04T17:40:07.243

4 Proving the date of a website being used as prior art 2016-08-10T14:06:23.237

4 Are private discussions valid prior art? 2017-08-13T15:59:02.527

4 Does same owner's prior application count as of filing or publication date? 2017-10-03T17:00:17.240

4 Forgotten Prior Art - IDS 2017-12-08T02:49:51.017

4 Will publishing parts of a provisional application jeopardize regular application based on it? 2018-01-11T04:46:31.347

3 Would a graphic design project constitute as prior art? 2012-09-28T09:53:57.097

3 US 2012/0254255: automatic diary 2012-10-04T18:14:04.133

3 How does Apple's patent differ from Microsoft HEL? 2012-10-17T16:15:10.277

3 US 6,125,996. How can 2 halves of a component rotate both rotate around a shaft if one of the halves is pinned TO the shaft? 2012-12-17T00:30:45.337

3 Patent us20110086189 2012-12-24T16:21:42.233

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

3 Idea that is similar but not identical to an existing patent: how do I evaluate the novelty? 2013-01-07T19:40:23.780

3 Turbo System and Method of Installing 2013-01-20T19:17:41.697

3 patent specification level of detail 2013-01-25T21:12:34.103

3 How does the applicant of a patent cite prior art? 2013-01-31T02:51:49.797

3 Does the actual inventor of this item have any means of gaining financial compensation for his stolen design? 2013-02-19T05:57:08.243

3 What are the major take-aways on the first-(inventor)-to-file rules that go into effect March 16, 2013? 2013-02-20T01:52:29.483

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

3 How Can an Inventor Create Good Strong Prior Art For the Future Without Filing Patent Applications? 2013-04-05T21:00:16.547

3 What would be considered infringement on patent US 8327659 B2 2013-05-21T14:35:02.547

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

3 3rd party filing a patent based on an idea posted to my blog 2013-07-03T11:49:26.423

3 How can I make certain that prior art I find for submission is "good prior art"? 2013-07-23T23:53:06.127

3 Submitting 3rd party prior art - any negative consequences to the 3rd party? 2014-01-17T17:25:26.760

3 Public disclosure, then patent filing? 2014-01-24T23:08:11.560

3 Is Robocasting Development in Ceramic Multimaterial Deposition Prior Art? US20100327479 A1 2014-03-24T17:44:01.727

3 Canadian and intl patent application-in-process beat me to it 2014-04-13T01:38:17.100

3 Can a patent still be granted with many prior arts (ref citatations/isr etc )? 2014-09-22T04:04:29.290

3 A US patent very similar to a Spanish patent 2015-01-26T19:57:30.300

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