- Study Id: 697
- Close Date: 03/07/2011
- Category: Communications Technology
Evolution Of A Telecommunications Network
This Study relates to apparatuses for the protection of telecommunication networks. The patents can be seen as methods for ensuring transmission of signals through a telecommunications network by employing plural interconnected nodes in preconfigured cycles.
Latest Date for Prior Art: 05/18/1998
This Study is a request for prior art, preferably non-patent literature, that provides a path to invalidity for the Study patent claims that is not already known.
The Reward is payable to an Advisor if the Study results in prior art that provides a path to invalidity that is not already known.
The Shared Reward payment of $100 each will be distributed to a maximum of 10 Most Valuable Researchers (totaling up to $1,000 per Study) for high quality research submissions.
Please see the individual “Details” pages for the applicable Latest Date for Prior Art for each patent.
Please see the claims in the downloadable copies of the patents.
All references need to have either been filed or published on or before this date. Any references filed or published after the LDPA will be automatically declined.
Specific claims or technical disclosures on which the scope of the Study is based. Your submissions should be based on these requirements.
- The Winner is guaranteed a minimum amount ($3,000 for a $6,500 Study). The Winner receives a $500 bonus for a winning NPL or Chinese/Japanese patent, and an additional $500 if the winning NPL is non-English.
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- Up to five (5) MVRs will receive $100 each.