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How does the GPLv3 affect software patents?

Can the author of the program file a software patent? Does this apply to anyone who has contributed? Can users use my program in their patent?
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Does the use of software covered by GPLv3 and used in a patent for a device have any effect on the validity of the patent?

If one wants to use free software like Machinekit covered by GPLv3 in the further development of a device covered by the patent, does the use of the software have any effect on the validity of the ...
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