fun-ip-quizzes - Fundamentals of IP Sample Quizzes Match...

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F u n d a m e n t als of I P Sa m p le Q u izzes Match each numbered item with its corresponding description; use each letter only once. [In these sample questions, the order indicates correct answers, i.e. 1 is A; 2 is B….] Quiz 1 ____ 1. Machlup ____ 6. Evans ____ 2. Abramson ____ 7. O’Reilly ____ 3. Paper Bag ____ 8. Tilghman ____ 4. Scott Paper ____ 9. Flick-Reedy A. Mentions that the first patents were granted in the 1400s. B. Quotes the IP clause of the U.S. Constitution (Art. I § 8, cl. 8). C. Left open the possibility of refusing to allow an injunction on the basis of public need. D. Technology claimed in an expired patent may be used by all. E. Patented goods, once properly acquired, may be repaired or resold. F. Given his earlier observations, Justice Story’s opinion should have surprised no one. G. A claim for an electrical process was too broad. H. A claim for a chemical process was not too broad. I. For valid patents, information needed to practice claimed inventions must be disclosed. J. Claim scope is sometimes, but not always, liberally construed. Quiz 2 ____ 1. Funk Bros. ____ 6. Brenner ____ 2. Chakrabarty ____ 7. Fregeau ____ 3. Diehr ____ 8. 35 U.S.C. § 161 ____ 4. Merrill Lynch ____ 9. U.S. Supreme Court ____ 5. State Street Bank ____ 10. Federal Circuit A. A combination of living components was found unpatentable. B. A new microorganism was found to be patentable. C. If newly-discovered natural laws are part of the prior art, few valid patents could issue. D. European patent statutes lsit excluded subject matter. E. “Mathematical” algorithms are unpatentable because they are produce no useful result. F. Processes are not useful if they make products of no known use. G. Inventors may be required to prove that inventions accomplish their intended results.
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H. Some newly-discoverd, naturally-occuring plants are patentable. I. Decisions of the U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals are not binding on this court. J. Decisions of the U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals are binding on this court. Quiz 3 ____ 1. Cortright ____ 6. Group One ____ 2. Juicy Whip ____ 7. Eibel ____ 3. Pennock ____ 8. Graham ____ 4. Digital _____ 9. Adams ____ 5. Pfaff _____ 10. Oddzon A. To determine the meaning of a key word, the Court looked to claims in issued patents. B. Inventions may be patentable despite potential to mislead members of the public. C. The first U.S. Supreme Court case to impose serious consequences for tardy filing. D. After finding fraud, the PTO refused to consider a reissue application. E. The § 102(b) bar may apply before an invention has actually been made. F. Existence of offers to sell under § 102(b) does not turn on the law of any particular state.
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