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What's obvious when there really is no good prior art?

The USPTO grants about 300,000 patents per year. Maybe half of these patents would not hold up in court simply because of "missed prior art" (i.e., prior art similar or identical to the invention but ...
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Are an electronic circuit/schematics patentable there are lawsuits or literature about?

My name is Diego Camilo Peña Ramírez, i'm employee in the patent office in Colombia and we are looking for information about patentability in electronic circuits, more specifically about the ...
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US 20160206031 A1 is a patent that states its the only patent of its kind? Is this true?

But there is this US 3516422 A. Publication number US3516422 A Publication type Grant Publication date Jun 23, 1970 Filing date Jun 26, 1967 Priority date Jun 26, 1967 Inventors Alworth ...
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US7878151 Dog Toy - what happened to the lawsuit between Our Pet's and Kong?

In reference to the patent: US7878151 Our Pet's filed a lawsuit against Kong for this toy (patent infringement)in February 2011. Was the case ever settled?
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What if a patent that was used to sue a company got invalidated later?

Let's suppose, An organization sued another company, say ABC, with their patent X and won with handful amount in damages. What if in the future its patent (X) gets invalidated by someone else? Will ...
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Some patent cases where a patent troll lost the lawsuit

I am searching for few patent cases where a patent troll lost the case. My list includes cases which ended in one of the following ways - Defendant wasn't infringing the patent(s) Patent of patent ...