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Provisional Rights vs 'Intervening Rights'

Provisional rights are intended to give remedy to a patentee who's issued claims were infringed during prosecution. See here. On the other hand, are any sort of "intervening rights" (usually ...
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Intervening Rights

How are intervening rights (after the 6 mo. grace period) established if we are pursuing business activities using an expired patent (expired for nonpayment of maintenance fees) assuming the patent ...
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Expired patent - non-payment

hypothetical question. Let's assume someone else's patent has expired due to non-payment, and we release a product that that would potentially have infringed on it. Three months later they see our ...