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Machine automation is growing rapidly due to the rapid growth of intelligent robots, self-driving cars, and factory automation. Due to the high-speed and diverse requirements of these technologies, there’s no bus or network architecture capable of effectively handling each of them. In contrast, the current networks have high latency, low bandwidth, complicated cabling, large electromagnetic interference (EMI) as well as high-cost, encrypted data, and a complicated system integration. In particular the networks don’t have enough speed and throughput to transfer sensor data such as camera and light detection and range (LIDAR) data across the network to CPU cores. Additionally, the existing cable systems are complicated and short-reach, which means they cannot manage EMI without expensive shielding due to the use of copper cabling systems. There isn’t an all-in-one “Controller and Sensor Network” system Bus solution that can support and transport internet L2/L3 Ethernet packets, Motor & Motion controlmessages sensors data, and CPU-CMD from edge to edge nodes.Click here to view the patent on USPTO website.
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What is a patent?
Patents are issued by the government to safeguard the invention. It grants the inventor the exclusive rights to develop, use and market the idea. Society benefits when new technologies are introduced to the market. These benefits may be realized directly as people are able to accomplish feats previously unattainable as well as indirectly through the economic opportunities that innovation provides (business growth, employment).
A lot of pharmaceutical firms and university researchers are seeking patent protection for their research and developments. Patents are granted for products, processes, or method of creating new materials. In order to be granted protection under a patent, an invention must be useful, new, and not obvious to other people within the same area.
Patents reward inventors who have commercially successful inventions. They are an incentive to inventors to come up with new ideas. Small companies and inventors are sure that they will earn the most return from their investment in technology development through patents. It means that they can make a living by their work.
Patents play essential roles in firms and can be used to:
Protect your innovative products and services
Your product are more noticeable as well as valuable and appealing to buyers.
Your business and your products should be distinguished from others.
Find out about business and technical information.
Avoid accidentally using content from third party sources or losing valuable data, creative outputs or any other creative output.
Patents effectively transform the inventor’s knowledge into a commercially tradeable asset, which creates new opportunities for employment creation and growth of business through licensing or joint ventures.
Small-scale businesses with patent protection are more appealing to investors who are involved in the commercialization of technology.
Patenting may lead to innovative ideas and inventions. This information can encourage innovation and may qualify for protection under patents.
Patents can be used to stop untrustworthy third parties from profiting through the work of inventions.
Patent-protected technology revenues that are commercially viable can be used to fund technology-related research and development (R&D) which increases the likelihood for better technology in the future.
You can leverage intellectual property ownership to convince lenders and investors that your product is a viable commercial value. A single patent could provide multiple financing opportunities. Patents can be used in conjunction with other IP assets as collateral or security to secure financing. Investors can also see your patent assets to boost the value of your business. Forbes and other publications have pointed out that every patent could boost company valuation by anywhere from $500,000 to $1 million.
Start-ups require a well-constructed business plan that builds on the IP to demonstrate that your product/service is unique, superior, or innovative. Investors will also be impressed if your IP rights are secure or are on the way to being secured, and they agree with your business plan.
It is crucial to protect an invention before applying for patent protection. Public disclosure of an invention prior to its filing often destroy its novelty and make it ineligible for patent protection. Thus, disclosures that are filed prior to filing (e.g. for testing marketing investors, test-marketing, or for other business partners) should only be made upon signing a confidentiality contract.
There are many kinds of patents. Knowing them is essential to safeguard your invention. Patents on utility cover inventions and processes that are new. Design patents cover ornamental designs. Utility patents are best and protect the owner against copies and competitors. Utility patents are often issued to improve or modify existing inventions. They can also be used to improve or alter existing inventions. For example, a process patent will cover acts or methods of doing an action, while chemical compositions will comprise a mixture of ingredients.
What is the typical length of the patent? Utility patents last 20 years from the earliest filing date, but their expirations can be extended due to delays at the patent office for instance.
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A patent search is essential when you are drafting a patent application. This will allow you to see other ideas and give you insight into the potential of them. This can help you limit the scope of your invention. It is also possible to learn about the latest developments in your field of invention. You’ll have a better idea of what your invention should be and will be more prepared to submit the patent application.
How to Search for Patents
The first step to obtain the patent you want is to do a patent search. You can do a google patent search or do a USPTO search. Once the patent application has been filed, the item covered by the application can be described as patent-pending. you can find the patent application online on the public pair. When the patent office is satisfied with your application, you’ll be able to do a patent number search to locate the issued patent. Your product will now be patentable. You can also use the USPTO search engine. Read on for details. It is possible to seek help from an attorney for patents. In the US, patents are granted by the US trademark and patent office, or the United States patent and trademark office, which also examines trademark applications.
Are you looking for similar patents? These are the steps:
1. Think of terms to describe your invention based on its purpose, composition, and usage.
Write down a succinct, precise description of your invention. Do not use generic terms such as “device”, “process,” or “system”. Instead, look for synonyms for the terms you chose initially. Then, take note of important technical terms and key words.
Use the questions below to help you determine key words or concepts.
- What’s the goal of the invention? Is it a utilitarian device or an ornamental design?
- Invention can be described as a method of create something or fulfill a function? Is it a product or procedure?
- What is the structure of the invention? What is the physical structure?
- What is the purpose of the invention?
- What are the technical terms and keywords that describe the characteristics of an invention? To assist you in finding the correct terms, consult the technical dictionary.
2. Use these terms to find pertinent Cooperative Patent Classifications for your invention at the Classification Text Search Tool. To determine the most suitable classification for your invention, scan the class scheme of the classification (class schedules). If you don’t see any results from the Classification Text Search, you might want to think about substituting the words to describe your invention using synonyms.
3. Review the CPC Classification Definition for the CPC Classification Definition to determine the accuracy of the CPC classification you’ve discovered. If the chosen classification is a blue box that has a “D” on its left, the hyperlink will take you to the CPC classification definition. CPC classification definitions can be used to determine the scope of the classification which is why you can be certain to choose the one that is pertinent. They may also provide some search tips or other recommendations that could be helpful for further investigation.
4. Retrieve patent documents with the CPC classification from the Patents Full-Text and Image Database. By focusing your search on abstracts and drawings that are representative you can narrow your search for the relevant patent documents.
5. This selection of patent publication is the best to look at for any similarities with your invention. Pay attention to the claims and specifications. It is possible to find additional patents by consulting the patent examiner and applicant.
6. Search for patent applications that have been published using the CPC classification you chose in Step 3 from the Applications Full-Text and Image Database. It is also possible to use the same search strategy that you used in Step 4 to narrow your results to the most relevant patent applications by reviewing the abstracts and representative drawings on each page. Then, you must carefully review the published patent applications and pay particular attention to the claims and the additional drawings.
7. You can look up additional US patent publications using keywords in the AppFT and PatFT databases, as well as the classification search of patents that are not from the United States per below. Additionally, you can make use of search engines on the internet to search non-patent documents that describe inventions in the literature. Here are a few examples:
- 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.