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Are Google patents preventing new email client products?

The standard answer is to engage an attorney to do a freedom to operate search and give you a written opinion. This presupposes that you know what you are building and how it works in some detail. The ...
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Are Google patents preventing new email client products?

While a freedom to operate opinion from an attorney is best, you can do some of the work yourself. You made a good start identifying the specific Google patents. You need to read the claims to see ...
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How is this patent different from existing long term online forums, email lists and the like?

A January 2013 priority date isn't going to help these guys get to allowance. According to portal.uspto.gov, the application is on final rejection (mailed 11/28/2014). This is the fourth rejection ...
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How is this patent different from existing long term online forums, email lists and the like?

This is not a patent, but a published patent application. The claims are published as originally filed. If and when the patent is actually granted, the scope of the independent claim will likely be ...
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