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claim-construction & claims-construction tags should be combined into 1 tag with the other being a synonym/alias

The [claim-constuction] (singular) tag currently has 54 questions whereas the [claims-constuction] (plural) tag currently has 19 questions, not properly subtracting out any questions that have tagged ...
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Is it all that useful to allow arbitrary new users to create tags?

As a voluntary spam fighter, I flag a lot of spam across the Stack Exchange network every day. Spam posts on other sites carry random irrelevant tags, such as javascript+c#+php+android on Stack ...
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What is the logo on the Prior Art Request tag?

The prior-art-request has a logo, in a similar way to sponsored tags on Stack Overflow and other Stack Exchange sites: Is this the logo of an organization which deals with patents? Or does it ...
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Feature Request: Support Reissue Patent tags with patent sidebar

Reissue Patent tags (e.g., usre45370) are not recognized by the patent sidebar. Could the code that recognizes patent tags be revised to support this format (usre\d+)? Please also see the following ...
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How to properly tag a reissue patent?

I just encountered a question regarding a reissue patent, and I haven't found the correct tag syntax to get the patent sidebar to show. I've tried usre45370 and usre45370e1. Google's "Discuss This ...
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Display Google Patent summary for non-US documents

I would like to make a formal request to support Google Patent sidebar summaries for non-US patent number tags, especially WIPO patent tags. This is peripherally related to a question regarding ...
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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 ...
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What are the best practices for tagging patent families? (with recommendation)

We know that individual patent documents can be tagged and automatically summarized via the sidebar. However, there is an issue that has not been addressed, involving the proper tagging of patent ...
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Adding patent number as Tag verification

I feel that for new question we can have TAG system verification wherein if a question body or title contains any number more than 4 digit a tag auto verification pop-up [currently seen as red square ...
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Tag asking for translation

I wanted to tag a question to request for a BS-free translation (a more specific example here). There wasn't any obvious tag for this. Again, I think this translation request somewhat breaks the Q/...
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Tags without questions

us8320592, ep0465662a1, page-turning, inequitable and conduct have no questions tagged. Should they be removed? The latter two could be turned into synonyms, too.
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Rename the overused/misused [patentability] tag

The [patentability] tag is supposed to be for questions about patentability law — i.e. Questions about what conditions must be met for a patent to be held valid. But the [patentability] tags is ...
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Create a time-based tag for content that will, or is now, dated?

I propose a "time-based" tag, which lets people know that the question (& answer, if any) are subject to near-term exportation or staleness. The same would be applied to old questions that are ...
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Don't expire single use patent number tags

Related to Fix Patent Number Tagging system or abandon it, Stack Exchange's taging system automatically kills single use tags after so many months (unless they're added to more than one post). That ...
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What is the rationale for having the patent number as a tag?

This seems to clutter the system, and i didn't see a given rationale in the FAQ.
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Autotagging with patent number

When the question contains a link, such as [Patent Application #20120225162](http://www.google.com/patents/us20120225162) the system should tag it with us20120225162. This tag should be special, ...
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Should we include the prepended year in the [us2012abcdefg] tag structure?

Some tags currently have it, and some do not: Let's standardize this. Additionally, we should decide whether or not to include the "A1" (which means that this is a patent's first filing) at the end ...
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Patent classification tags and tag wikis

Do tag the question with more general categories that others might subscribe to. For this example, tags like wireless-networks or information-security (the USPTO's classification) might be useful. ...
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Automatic tag wikis for individual patents

Also, tag the question with the patent number, like: us20090293106. The software will use this to automatically include a link in the sidebar to the patent. It would be nice if creating such tags ...
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Should country tags use abbreviations or full names?

A handful of tags have emerged to identify the country to which the question pertains. We've got uk, usa, and united-states. Should we be using abbreviations (UK, USA) or full names (United-States, ...
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Best practices for linking references to patent numbers?

I've noticed that in posts here we're going to very often reference patents by their code / number, whatever you prefer to call it. It seems like a good idea to link these whenever possible to a site ...
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