Abstract:As is known, the scope of legal protection of a utility model is determined by its formula. The utility model formula should clearly express the essence of the utility model, which is determined by a set of essential characteristics sufficient to solve the technical problem and obtain a given technical result. However, often the authors of a patent application include in the utility model formula not merely a set of essential characteristics but also other characteristics that are not required to solve the tec… Show more
scite is a Brooklyn-based startup that helps researchers better discover and understand research articles through Smart Citations–citations that display the context of the citation and describe whether the article provides supporting or contrasting evidence. scite is used by students researchers from around the world and is funded in part by the National Science Foundation and the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health.