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CHEATING WITH LANCE AMSTRONG

In reference to the patent: US20170183057 I overheard from this "inventor" that he sold this tech to professional cycling teams. Including a multiple winning famous cyclist "LA"!! What?? Surely this ...
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Is it not better in practicality to avoid searching software patents in your domain

Premises: Any complex software product uses many algorithms, steps, techniques and so on There's a patent on almost any method and system in software, even such that are trivial by now but still didn'...
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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 ...