Questions tagged [bug]
Indicates you've found an erroneous or unexpected behaviour in the system that needs to be fixed.
"Site Stats" box is showing up again
A couple years ago, there was a bug report that the "Site Stats" box on the right had broken links. The issue was fixed by removing the box entirely, since only beta sites are supposed to ...
Why is there no newsletter available?
I couldn't find any option to subscribe to the newsletter and even in the dashboard, where all sites are listed, subscribing "ask patents" is not possible. Why is that?
Site Stats - design is broken, link isn't working and should Ask Patents even have them?
The site stats on the front page look like they're broken: Also, both links (to Area 51 and Stack Exchange) don't work, presumably because of the special status. Normally, these statistics are only ...
Area 51 link on Main 404's
I recently learned about Ask Patents through a meta.SE post which discussed the SE sites which did not go through Area 51. That being said, there is still a link to the Ask Patents Area 51 proposal ...
Google Patent summary only appears if the tag for the US application or grant appears before all other patent number tags
I was surprised to find that the Google Patent sidebar was not rendering for the US application tagged in this question. It occurred to me that it might be due to multiple patent numbers being tagged ...
"Follow us on Twitter" image and Twitter brand guidelines
I think this image, seen in the sidebar of the main site, violates Twitter brand guidelines in that the site's logo is superimposed on Twitter's logo. Usage guidelines Do: Use our official, ...
Duplicated advertisements on the side
When browsing a question, sometimes a duplicate set of advertisements shows up on the right hand side: While nothing is wrong with this, the duplicate advertisements could either be used to show ...
Why don't I have ability to edit posts on meta having editing priveleges?
I have 250 repz and rep on meta has been already updated long time ago, however "edit" link is disabled for me on the meta posts. As far I remember, priveleges rep level should be the same on meta and ...
How do I suggest a fix to an error in the FAQs?
My specific note is that an FAQ answer talks about US and EU patents and using a tag like [EU12345]. There are EPO patents, not EU patents. The numbers start with EP not EU.
api.patents.stackexchange.com returns a frankensite
In trying to diagnose a userscript bug, I realised that some code was using the old, domain-based API 1.1. Figuring that Patents rightfully had no reason to support the deprecated API, I typed in the ...
"Araqde" at bottom of main About page
I can't believe I just created an account solely to report this, but hey...
typos in the FAQ list
1. The FAQ list has: On September 16th, 2012, the America Invents Act (AIA) became law. And then: The USPTO Prior Art Submission Site, scheduled for launch on September 16, 2012, will deliver ...