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Public Disclosure After Provisional Filing

Upon filing a provisional patent application, can the invention become publicly known and sold (such as through public sale), and still retain all patent rights to information disclosed in the ...
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Legality of patent sale (in general)

Why is it legal to sell a patent in the first place? It doesn't seem right that someone who had nothing to do with a product being invented be granted the de facto title of "inventor" that holding a ...