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patent conflicts

In reference to the patent: WO2015130230A1 Does this patent conflict with the following patents: “一种在水体中原位取样、分离、富集、测量水体污染物的方法” with Nos. CN101021514 B, CN200710010550.1, CN200710010553.5,and ...
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Patent WO 2008099192 A1 - thrust vectoring in general?

How can this patent exist? It is such an essential function for aerial vehicles and there are hundreds of patents for aerial vehicles and propulsion mechanisms which utilise thrust vectoring, are they ...
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USPTO examiner/staff financial background check and disclaimers

I've always wondered if there was a financial background check on the examiner and all other USPTO staff that work on a patent application. Or if there is a disclaimer section for those who worked on ...