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How does one know if a patent was reexamined?

Is there a public database that show whether a US patent was reexamined or challenged in any other way? If so where is it?
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Find patents with classification that have been reexamined

The second answer to this question suggest patents.google.com as the best way to search for reexamined patents. However, if I search for the classification 'F25B' and 'reexamination', the results ...
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Is this patent still valid and in force?

http://www.fosspatents.com/2012/12/us-patent-office-declares-steve-jobs.html This news is from 2012/12 and the action was made on 2012/10, but application status is still "grant". Anyone know the ...
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Is there ex parte reexamination statistics narrowed to software patents only?

uspto.gov publish statistics quarterly, but the numbers are averaged from all industries and fields. I am trying to figure out whats chances a software patent had in 2011/2012 to go through a ex parte ...
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What is the strength of the patent, if during re-examination all the independent claims get cancelled and only dependent claims are confirmed?

In the patent US7292151B2, many claims including independent claims have been cancelled during reexamination. However, patentability of corresponding dependent claims is still confirmed. In this case, ...
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Challenging validity of licensor's patent [closed]

Consider a patent licensee. It is quite possible that the expected royalty payments, cost of challenge (post grant, inter partes, or ex parte reexam), and probability of invalidation would justify a ...
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Method to request reexamination of patent for instructional video

I am in the process of filing a reexamination request for patent 8,605,152: Method and apparatus for yoga class imaging and streaming. Under what grounds would I challenge a patent for an ...
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Where exactly on USPTO site should I look for reexamination process details? [duplicate]

Here's just one example - a question about whether some patent was invalidated during reexamination. This answer says This can be looked up and followed in the USPTO Public PAIR Now I go to http://...