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Overcoming prior art in patent


Overcoming prior art in patent
« on: January 15, 2021, 10:02:32 AM »

I have applied for a patent for an invention that examination revealed something similar. I have found a way to distinguish my invention by highlighting a particular feature but this is not explicitly mentioned in my description. What can I do?

« Last Edit: January 16, 2021, 08:53:00 AM by Brad »


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Re: Overcoming prior art in patent
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2021, 08:53:39 AM »
If it is shown clearly in your figures you can point that out to the examiner as support for amending your claims.
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