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It is ok to have "a turbine blades" in a claim as plural?

It seems you are worried about what is called 'antecedent' problem in claim construction. For which, you are inclined to use 'a + 'turbine blades'. When an element is mentioned first time in claim ...
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How could patents last longer than the term prescribed by law?

Such an extension is not possible. The Time article makes this slightly clearer: (emphasis added) …in 1998, Wi-LAN bought 49% of Lamarr’s claim to the lapsed patent A patent can be assigned after ...
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Patent Term Adjustment

A granted US patent usually lasts 20 years from the application date (assuming all the renewal fees are paid). So, if you applied for the patent on 1 July 2001, and it was granted, it would last until ...
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