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Under what circumstances can A+B be patented if A and B are already patented?

If A+B is an invention that solves a problem previously unsolved, wouldn't it be illogical not to allow it to be patented just because A and B are already patented? For example, when A and B are ...
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Is the language '[a] method as claimed in any preceding claim" only available if a special fee is paid for combinations, variation or permutations?

I have a somewhat vague recollection that you can pay an extra fee that will entitle you to the variations, combinations and/or permutations of the individual claims; if you add a language like that ...
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References for making patents for pharmaceutical drugs in the U.S

I want to learn how to write pharmaceutical combination drug (API) patents and the format for them. Are there any good references also to learn how to evaluate the quality of a patent? whether it's ...
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Regarding partial overlap with pending patent of combination of (non-novel) methods

I would like to get a better understanding on how infringement is determined in case of combined claims. Specifically I am confronted with a pending patent combining methods A and B in the following ...
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Combining 2 inventions risk

I have designed a web and mobile application process that has 2 different functions and processes working on the same application. I have discovered through patent search that they both seem to be ...
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Combining multiple items to make a kit with some non obvious knowledge is required

I want to sell a kit that contains multiple products within a plastic carrying case. Each product is produced in China and the same design of the product is sold by multiple factories in China. I ...
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What is the the structure if combination claim?

I have been trying to understand what is the structure of a combination claim. The only information I found in internet is the following: Combination claim. The preamble of this form of claim is ...