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Can independent 3rd party disclosures created during grace period after inventor disclosure be used against inventors after the grace period?

An answer to the question in your title is at How do others' publications during the grace period hinder patentability? As interpreted by the USPTO the provisions for a grace period in the AIA ...
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Can independent 3rd party disclosures created during grace period after inventor disclosure be used against inventors after the grace period?

I'll try to clarify. Under the AIA first to file system, the effective filing date of the pending application is important for figuring out what is in the prior art. The law (35 USC 102) is now set ...
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