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2answers
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Patent a program: possible or not? [duplicate]

Suppose I have devised a new algorithm that solves a particular problem faster/better than the currently available fastest algorithm for that particular problem. By faster and better I mean, ...
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4answers
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Copyright registration against future patents [closed]

Short question: Could registering a work containing probable patentable ideas at one or more copyright registraion services (such as CRS) be used to effectively prove prior art in case someone tries ...
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3answers
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How do I know I'm not violating a software patent? [closed]

I'm using a android like lock screen (The one with the nine dots that you have to connect to log in) in my application currently. I'm afraid of getting a mail from google because of some patents that ...
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1answer
141 views

Software Patents: can I license the use of an existing patent?

I know the software patent is a hot topic and is very frustrating. But as I live in the US I don't think I have any choice but to deal with it. What I'm wondering is if there are actually companies ...
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3answers
153 views

Are Datasets Patentable

I'm working on a project that uses a dataset produced from software informally licensed as "non-commercial use only". I'm developing an application that uses that dataset as an input to another ...
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3answers
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Got an idea for an application, but part of it is patented, any suggestions?

so I've been working on developing an idea for an application that I think has the potential to be successful, however after some initial research I've discovered that at least part of my ideas are ...