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Recently while I was writing up a patent, I discovered that another person has written a patent that is so badly and vaguely worded that it could be used to cover my invention. Whereas I offer clear details about what comes before what etc., this other person does not but claims the invention anyway and was granted a patent. He also begins almost every sentence in the summary with "Some embodiments comprise" as if to trying to make the patent so general as to cover everything. The way he words Claim 1, it appears he's trying to patent the microprocessor, 30 years after it was invented. What to do?

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Welcome to Ask Patents. In order to have a possibility to address your question we will need to know what patent document you are referring to. Please edit your question to include the patent or publication number. –  George White Jan 19 at 20:02
"Some embodiments comprise . . . " is a very frequently used phrase in patent specifications. –  George White Jan 19 at 22:11
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