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What is the real effect of "a combination there of"?

I wonder what is the real effect of "a combination there of". If I write "a,b,c" vs "a,b,c, a combination thereof". I understand the logical difference. Is there a precedent in which usage in the ...
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Does a patent prevent users / operators from using an unlicensed device?

BACKGROUND I am interested in a patenting a novel measurement device to prevent other operators from using a copy of the measurement device in the field: a very low volume of these devices would be ...
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Patent infringement litigation - bad faith

What would generally indicate accusing party's bad faith in patent litigation? Let's say accusing party knows their patents are very weak/narrow but pretends that proper interpretation is the widest ...
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