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Draft & File Patent for a statistical algorithm
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  • Posted: Sun, Sep 09, 2012
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  • Location: United States
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I would like to patent or copyright an idea, depending on which is most appropriate. It is a statistical algorithm (series of steps) that assesses the reliability of individual respondents to a questionnaire. It is a simple idea that is not statistically sophisticated, but can be understood and implemented at the high school level. I would like to protect the steps (the algorithm) which combines already established statistical methods. This new algorithm allows new and more flexible analysis of questionnaire reliability, and more.

My goal is to protect the idea from a better resourced individual or company from using or applying this idea. I would like to commercialize the idea and so want my exclusive rights over it to be protected. The goal is to enforce future site-licenses for use of the general algorithm.

Your bid should cover the following:

1. The applicability of a patent/copyright should be determined: I would like to know whether it can be copyrighted or patented (whic...

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