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Submission + - Patent Application Without Sufficient Review

pimpin apollo writes: "This patent was apparently filed without being reviewed! The lawyer filing it should have reviewed, and one might think the patent office would catch it too.

Check out claim #9

US Pat # 20040161257

http://appft1.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=P TO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PG01&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2F srchnum.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=%2220040161257%22.PGN R.&OS=DN/20040161257&RS=DN/20040161257

Original link comes from
http://volokh.com/archives/archive_2006_10_29-2006 _11_04.shtml#1162411800

Note, I don't think this has been issued, just submitted, but I'm unsure."

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