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I am not a lawyer but here is my take. If someone has a patent with a claim covering steps A, B and C and you file a patent application for using steps A, B and C plus machine learning (ML), you might be able to get a patent on the combination. However you still would probably need to take a license from the original patent holder since you are infringing on ...


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Based on a cursory review of the patent, I'm figuring a woven fabric would constitute a single layer even if it were a blend of fabric fibers. In a woven fabric each individual fiber is hardly considered a "layer". The term intertwined might mean sewn together. I'm guessing a careful reading of the specification would clarify this. The whole patent ...


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When granted, it was not found obvious 21 years ago, and 16 years before this question. Sometimes incremental improvements that are "not obvious to a person with ordinary skills in the art" may get a patent; just add one such non-obvious step to a workflow or other method, and you may be able to assert a patent. If your extra or substitutive step ...


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