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Non-analogous art on the IDS

It is not recommended to do anything other than list the reference. The time to argue about its relevance is if and when the examiner cites it in an office action. A notation on the IDS that might be ...
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Can an applicant cite the prosecution record of a patent reference?

The claims of an application might or might not be patentable. That, itself, has no bearing on the document's value as a reference. Poor claim drafting or overly broad claiming would lead to a ...
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