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A U.S. patent is to issue on a future date; is there any way to view the patent prior to the date of issue?

A patent is provided (i) Notice of Allowance, (ii) Notice of Allowance and Fee(s) Due, or (iii) Issue Notification by the USPTO with a date set in the future. Is there a way for the first named ...
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For what reasons might a patent issuance be delayed after the issue fee is paid?

I filed two applications last year in February. Both have been allowed, by different examiners. I received a notice of allowance on the first one three weeks after payment of the issue fee, and it ...
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