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This is a continuation of patent EP 0198288 A3. The last legal event recorded for the continuation patent is an expiration in 2006 due to failure to pay a maintenance fee. Does this mean that the newer patent is expired but the original still stands? How can I find out if the continuation was revived? Would that have been recorded in the list of legal events?

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US 5278057 has expired (it would have had no effect past January 2010 even if the maintenance fees were paid, due to the terminal disclaimer). The EP application was never patented.


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