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Can a patent make you stop selling your product?

Yes, if their application pre-dated your public disclosure. Another possibility is the person's product came after yours but the examiner does not find your device or anything else like it. A patent ...
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Can a patent make you stop selling your product?

Simply put, yes. A little more precisely, there may be existing patents that the product infringes. Either the product as a whole (a personal cooling unit) or parts of the product (like the straps ...
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Can technology manufactured in UK be sold in US if only US patented but earlier manufactured in UK

The answer is probably yes, but not guaranteed. Since the product had been sold in 2008, it probably predates the filing of the 2015 US patent. If you had listed the US patent number we could ...
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Is a rejected patent application considered prior art under "first to file"?

Update #2: Under the scenario described above, when Company B filed post-AIA, "first inventor to file" a prior, published patent application from Company A is not prior art under 102(B)(2)(b) from ...
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