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Machine learning models are utilized by many companies to analyze huge, complicated data sets (“bigdata”) and provide important services to customers. A social network service could create a social network to provide users with personalized or targeted services using big data. Big data is a broad term referring to the use of predictive techniques to extract values from large datasets. They are usually so complex that traditional data processing systems often fail for providing the relevant information. For instance, analyzing the data can reveal new patterns, trends, patterns, categories, etc. This could be between, for instance, a user, and an item or service. But, the current computer systems typically have computing capacities that can handle only small models with a limited range of parameters (e.g., 10 million parameters). On the other hand, systems capable of processing a larger set of parameters usually require significant time, memory, and CPUusage.
A machine learning system with high capacity creates a model to predict the value of a corresponding metric based on a given set of characteristics. Parameters.alpha..sub.f.f(i),f(j), which indicate the importance of certain pair of features to the metrics value and are included in the model. Additional parameters can be added to the model to indicate the importance of different elements in isolation, based on the metrics value. A matrix of embedding can be utilized to represent variables’ interactions. Use of the parameters.alpha..sub.f(i), f(j) advantageously permits greater model accuracy, with only a small increase in the amount of required memory.
These features and benefits aren’t all-inclusive. Anyone with average proficiency in art will be able to see numerous other advantages and features in the claims, drawings, and the specification. It is also important to note that the language in the specification was chosen principally to be readable and for an instructional purpose and may not have been used to define or circumscribe the inventive subject matter.Click here to view the patent on USPTO website.
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What is a patent?
A patent is granted by the government to protect an invention. It gives the inventor the rights to create, use and market the idea. Society gains when new technology is introduced to market. The benefits can be directly realized as individuals are able to accomplish previously impossible feats, or indirectly by the economic opportunities that innovation offers (business expansion, job creation).
Patent protection is demanded by a variety of universities and pharmaceutical companies for their research and development. Patents can be granted for products, processes, or method for making new materials. Patent protection is granted to an invention that is beneficial unique, innovative, and not previously known to others in the same area.
Patents are a way to honor inventors who have commercially successful inventions. They are an incentive to inventors to invent. Patents allow inventors and small businesses to be confident that there’s the possibility that they’ll receive a return for their time, effort and investment in the development of technology. They could earn a living by their work.
Patents are essential to companies, and they can:
Create and protect new products and services that are innovative;
Enhance the value, appearance, and visibility of your product on the market
Differentiate your business and products from others;
Access to business and technical knowledge and other information;
Avoid the risk of accidentally using third-party proprietary content or losing important information, creative outputs, or another creative output.
Patents transform the knowledge of inventors into a marketable asset, which opens up new opportunities to create jobs through joint ventures and licensing.
Investors in the commercialization and development of technology will find small companies with patent protection more appealing.
Patents can help develop innovative ideas and inventions. This information could be eligible for patent protection.
Patents are a way to stop untrustworthy third parties from profiting from the invention’s efforts.
Commercially successful patent-protected technology revenues can be used to fund technological research and development (R&D), which will improve the chances of developing better technology in the future.
Intellectual property ownership is a way to convince investors and lenders that there are genuine chances to commercialize your product. A single patent could lead to many financing opportunities. You can utilize patents and other IP assets as collateral or security to secure financing. You may also present investors with your patent assets to boost the value of your company. Forbes and other publications have reported that each patent can add between $500,000 and one million dollars to your company’s valuation.
Start-ups require a well-designed business plan that is built on the IP to prove that your product or service is unique and superior or ingenuous. Investors will also be amazed if your IP rights are secure or in the process to being secured, and that they are in line with your business plan.
It is important to keep an invention secret until you submit for patent protection. Public divulging an invention could frequently devalue its originality and render it invalid. Disclosures that are filed prior to filing, like for investors, test-marketing or other business partners, must be done after signing a confidentiality agreement.
There are many kinds of patents. Knowing them is essential to protect your invention. Utility patents protect new techniques and machines. Design patents cover ornamental designs. Utility patents are the most effective to protect the proprietor from copycats and other competitors. In most cases the utility patents are issued for alterations or improvements to existing inventions. Patents issued under utility can be used to improve or alter existing inventions. For example, a process patent covers acts or methods for performing one specific thing, whereas a chemical composition will include the combination of components.
What is the average length of patents? Utility patents last 20 years from the initial filing dates, but their expirations may be extended due to patent office delays such as.
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When you’re writing an application for patents it is recommended to conduct an online patent search. it will provide you with some insights into other people’s concepts. This allows you to restrict the scope of your invention. You can also find out about the latest developments in your area of invention. This will assist you in know the extent of your invention and help prepare you to file the patent application.
How to Search for Patents
The first step to get your patent is to do an internet search for patents. You can do a google patent search or do a USPTO search. Patent-pending is the term for the product included in the patent application. You can search for the public pair to locate the patent application. Once the patent office approves the patent application, you are able to conduct a patent number search to find the patent that was issued, and your product has been granted patent. In addition to the USPTO search engine, you may also use other search engines, such as espacenet, as detailed below. A patent lawyer or attorney can assist you with the procedure. In the US Patents are granted through the US patent and trademark office as well as the United States patent and trademark office, which is also responsible for examining trademark applications.
Are you interested in similar patents? Here are the steps:
1. Brainstorm terms that describe your invention based upon its purpose, composition, and application.
Write down a brief detailed description of your invention. Do not use generic terms like “device”, “process,” or “system”. Look for synonyms to the terms you initially chose. Then, take note of important technical terms and key words.
Use the questions below to help you determine the keywords or concepts.
- What’s the goal of the invention? Is it a utilitarian device or an ornamental design?
- Is the invention a way of making something or executing some function? Is it a product or process?
- What is the purpose and composition of the invention? What is the physical makeup of the invention?
- What’s the point of the invention?
- What are the terms in the technical field and keywords used to describe the nature of an invention? To assist you in finding the appropriate terms, use an online dictionary of technical terms.
2. Use these terms to search for relevant Cooperative Patent Classifications at the Classification Text Search Tool. To determine the best classification to your invention, look through the resulting classification’s class Schemes (class schedules). You may want to consider substituting the terms you use to describe your invention if you do not receive any results from your Classification Text Search with synonyms such as the terms you used in Step 1.
3. Go through the CPC Classification Definition to verify the relevancy of the CPC classification that you have found. The link to a CPC classification definition is available in the event that the title of the classification is a blue square with a “D” to the left. CPC classification definitions will assist you in determining the classification’s limits so that you can choose the one that is most appropriate. The definitions could also contain some search tips or other recommendations which could prove useful in further investigation.
4. The Patents Full-Text Database and the Image Database allow you to find patent documents that are accompanied by the CPC classification. By focusing your search on abstracts and representative drawings you can narrow your search to the most relevant patent publications.
5. This collection of patent publication is the most appropriate to examine for connections with your invention. Be sure to read the claims and specification. Refer to the applicant and patent examiner for any additional patents.
6. You can find published patent applications that meet the CPC classification you selected in Step 3. You can apply the same method of search as in Step 4. You can narrow your results down to the most relevant patent applications through the abstract as well as the drawings that appear on each page. The next step is to review every patent application that has been published with care and pay particular attention to the claims, and other drawings.
7. Find additional US patent publications by keyword searches in PatFT and AppFT databases, classification searching of non-U.S. patents per below, and searching non-patent literature disclosures of inventions using web search engines. For instance:
- Add keywords to your search. Keyword searches may turn up documents that are not well-categorized or have missed classifications during Step 2. For example, US patent examiners often supplement their classification searches with keyword searches. Think about the use of technical engineering terminology rather than everyday words.
- Search for foreign patents using the CPC classification. Then, re-run the search using international patent office search engines such as Espacenet, the European Patent Office’s worldwide patent publication database of over 130 million patent publications. Other national databases include:
- European Patent Office (EPO) provides esp@cenet to access a network of Europe’s patent databases with access to machine translation of European patents.
- Japan Patent Office (JPO) – with access to machine translations of Japanese patents.
- World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) offers PATENTSCOPE with a full-text search of published international patent applications and machine translations for some documents, as well as a list of international patent databases.
- Korean Intellectual Property Rights Information Service (KIPRIS)
- State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) with machine translation of Chinese patents.
- Other International Intellectual Property Offices with online patent databases include Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, Israel, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and Taiwan.
- Search non-patent literature. Inventions can be made public in many non-patent publications. It is recommended that you search journals, books, websites, technical catalogs, conference proceedings, and other print and electronic publications.
To review your search, you can hire a registered patent attorney to assist. A preliminary search will help one better prepare to talk about their invention and other related inventions with a professional patent attorney. In addition, the attorney will not spend too much time or money on patenting basics.