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Is this patent enforceable?

According to the US Public Pair, this patent's status is "Patent Expired Due to NonPayment of Maintenance Fees Under 37 CFR 1.362" as of 01-21-2008. While there might theoretically be a way ...
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Applying for a patent after one has lapsed

The requirements for patentability include the requirement of novelty, meaning that there must not be a prior invention of the same subject matter prior to your invention. 35 USC 102. Even if the ...
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Assuming a lapsed patent

If a patent has lapsed, there are no rights available anymore. In order for the patent rights to be available, one has to pay the annual fees.
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