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Using the Word “Invention” in a Patent Application can Result in Disavowal and the Loss of Rights

Using the Word “Invention” in a Patent Application can Result in Disavowal and the Loss of Rights Contrary to some patent practitioners who think that using the word “invention” or the words “present invention” in a patent application can have no effect on claim interpretation – Federal Circuit case law suggests otherwise. In fact, use …

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