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Is settling a civil patent infringement case via mediation considered estoppel in a possible ex parte review"

Two years ago, my small two-person firm was sued in US Civil Court for patent infringement. The cost to fight this case was astronomical- so we agreed to mediation quickly to keep the business going. ...
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What is the enforceability of claims if a patent is entered into and under going an Ex-Parté Re-Exam?

Once the USPTO initiates an Ex-parté re-exam on a patent and the claims are being reviewed. What is the enforceability of the claims? Would the patent owner dare sue for infringement damages when ...
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