Patent Applications - Module 2 of 5


Question 1

Which of the following people are allowed to submit a patent application?

Question 2

Which of the following is NOT required in order for an inventor’s legal representative to prosecute the inventor’s patent application?

Question 3

Which of the following is NOT a good reason for conducting a thorough prior art search before filing a patent application?

Question 4

Which of the following applications must include one or more claims that detail the precise scope of the invention?

Question 5

Which of the following are NOT examined by a Patent Office examiner?

Question 6

TRUE or FALSE: The scope of a design patent is determined solely based on the unbroken lines in the figures.

Question 7

Assume that independent Claim 1 of a patent includes elements A and B. Which of the following could be considered a dependent claim?

Question 8

Inventor X and Inventor Y have independently created a new widget. Which of the following is true?

Question 9

Which of the following can be used to fix an incorrect listing of inventors in a patent application?

Question 10

Which of the following is NOT a good reason for filing continuing patent applications?