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Unfortunately the patentability requirements are frequently misunderstood including by the United States Supreme Court For many who are not well versed in patent law one of the reasons it can be confusing when considering patentability is due to the…

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In most cases the typical recipe for a killer Margarita or the best barbeque sauce ever will not be patentable but the only way to know for sure is to understand how the Patent Office reaches its conclusions relating…

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The reality is that science fact and science fiction are dictated based on currently accepted understandings whether they be true or not As impossible as something sounds what we understand as science fact is always bounded by our understanding…

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The United States Constitution grants to the Congress the power to grant patents this power residing in the Congress is found in Article I Section Clause Unlike most of the enumerated powers granted to Congress in the Constitution the…

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In order to have a patentable business method it is necessary for the invention to accomplish some practical application In other words in order for a business method to be patentable it must produce a useful concrete and tangible…

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Disposable rainwear US Patent No Issued December I have not been doing as many obscure patents as I once did but I have been increasingly hearing from inventors that they miss this feature because humorous patents coupled with a…

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Earlier today National Public Radio did a brief segment on Morning Edition regarding Michael Jackson the Inventor and the unique patent that covered the creation of an anti-gravity illusion Morning Edition contacted me yesterday for a brief interview a…

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