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What is the Background of an Invention?

Ask ten different patent practitioners about how they write their background sections and you may get ten different answers. After taking care of the bare minimum requirements, the differences tend to come down to personal style. Here is an explanation of Russ Krajec's personal style. I prefer to think of think of the Background section as the opening argument for why the claims are patentable.
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