No - You can't file a declaration in a provisional. I guess you can sign something and not file it. The problem is that in a declaration you are swearing to something . Normally you are swearing something about a particular application number or in relation to an attached application. I do not see how that can be done in relation to an application that ...
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Funnily enough, a few months ago I stumbled upon a very detailed account of Selden, his work, his patents and legal battles against his competitors:
Selden is another historical figure that some contemporary articles like to paint as a historical example of a "patent troll", but this account suggests otherwise. He does ...