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Could a software patent be used against the inventor of the algorithm?

united-states If someone obtains a valid patent, this patent may be enforced against anyone, even the person who was really the true original inventor of the patented invention who for some reason ...
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what criteria do lawyers, in particular patent lawyers, use to determine whether or not to accept a case?

Factors to consider when deciding whether to accept a matter: competence whether the matter is within one's area of practice conflicts of interest capacity client's ability to pay, general demeanor, ...
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what criteria do lawyers, in particular patent lawyers, use to determine whether or not to accept a case?

Potential Malpractice: Accepting a consultation knowing that the lawyer doesn't have the capacity to take on the case could raise ethical concerns, but whether it constitutes malpractice would depend ...
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