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Is there a subscription list for entities to be notified of new patent applications so that they can challenge the new claims?

For example, let's take Match Group Inc, which is a multi billion dollar conglomerate group that owns a suite of dating apps. Is there a list that they sign on to on the USTPO that notifies them of a ...
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Does "smaller clothes hangers for petite women" really pass the novel requirement?

According to this article https://www.upcounsel.com/non-obvious "If your idea is to make clothes hangers in smaller sizes for petite women's clothing, it's possible that your invention is novel, ...
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Is it possible that i will disclose my idea through searching existing patents or using search engines?

Some ideas are very specific and i am wondering if just the search itself for an idea (i.e. internet search engine or Google Patent Search) would potentially disclose to others the idea? Would ...
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