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Slip of the Tongue? Specification Describing “Present Invention” Limits Claim Scope

Finding that the use of the phrase “present invention” in the specification limited the scope of a patent’s claims, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated a district court judgment …
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Patent Drafting: Understanding the Specification of the Invention

To obtain a patent in the United States, a patent application must be filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. It is possible to start the patent application process overseas, filing what is called an international patent application under …
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