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Since PTAB has been formed, what percentage of patents have been invalided due to being retroactively deemed "Obvious"?

This question is motivated by this https://bannerwitcoff.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Jump-Rope-Maker-Gets-PTAB-To-Nix-Rivals-Handle-Patents-Law360.pdf If there is statistics, what percentage of ...
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Can someone explain how PTAB invaliated Molly Metz's jump rope patent?

I am reading up on this case: https://usinventor.org/mollymetz-thejumpropequeen/ How is the patent determined to be "obvious" by the PTAB?
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Can a patent issued before Alice, but suspect of not meeting its standards now, be invalidated at the PTAB?

I agree with some if not most of the fundamental principles of Alice despite its somewhat ambiguous construction as of now. Presumed is a patent issued pre-Alice, and post-Alice be found not meeting ...
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For an appeal to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), what is the precise meaning of "twice rejected"?

It appears that I will have to appeal the decision of an examiner, and if I could do so without waiting for a final rejection, I might be able to catch the tail end of the Fast-Track Appeals Program, ...
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