Question on interpretation of claim

Question on interpretation of claim

Olant

Strasbourg, France

#1 Nov 29, 2013
Hi,

I have a question related to the interpretation of one patent on google patents: Sleep onset detection system and method - WO 2012170816 A2

This person states that each utilization of the EEG (Electroencephalograph) to detect sleep is claimed in the above patent, for example, while driving or while at work. EEG is a medical and scientific apparatus for looking at brain activities. My question is:

How is it possible that he can limit the utilization of the EEG for detecting sleep when, 1) EEG is not his invention and 2) he has not discovered sleep detection with EEG. He has only extended the functionality.

Regards

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Patent / Trademark Law Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Morgantown spa sues Wisconsin company over name (Dec '08) Jun 8 Happy endings 3 18
News Bedford Camp Invention Program Funded by Duke E... Apr '18 Bedord 1
Does anyone know a reputable company that can s... (Sep '08) Apr '18 Jjones 12
hot dogs in hot water! Mar '18 doghaus brewery 1
News Lady Gaga's wine application 'suspended' Jan '18 The Monster Brand 1
How do I know if a patent is expired when there... Jan '18 Mlim89 1
Alice Must Go (Sep '17) Sep '17 EatonVanWinkle 1