Johnson_patent_practice_exam

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© 2006 Eric E. Johnson 1 of 8 WHITTIER LAW SCHOOL P a t e n t La w Sp r i n g 2 0 0 6 Er i c E. J o h n s o n Ad j u n c t P r o f e s s o r o f La w PARTIAL PRACTICE EXAMINATION No t e s a n d In s t r u c t i o n s 1. A n s w e r t h e q u e s t i o n s b a s e d o n U n i t e d S t a t e s p a t e n t l a w , r u l e s , p r o c e d u r e s , a n d c a s e s a s p r e s e n t e d i n c l a s s . Y o u r g o a l i s t o s h o w y o u r m a s t e r y o f t h e m a t e r i a l p r e s e n t e d i n t h e c o u r s e a n d y o u r s k i l l s i n a n a l y z i n g l e g a l p r o b l e m s . I t i s u p o n t h e s e b a s e s t h a t y o u w i l l b e g r a d e d . 2 . U n l e s s o t h e r w i s e e x p l i c i t l y s t a t e d , a l l r e f e r e n c e s t o p a t e n t s o r a p p l i c a t i o n s a r e t o b e u n d e r s t o o d a s b e i n g i n a n d o f t h e U n i t e d S t a t e s , n o n p r o v i s i o n a l i n n a t u r e , a n d o f t h e u t i l i t y k i n d ( a s o p p o s e d t o p l a n t o r d e s i g n ) . 3 . A l l f a c t s t a k e p l a c e i n t h e U n i t e d S t a t e s , u n l e s s o t h e r w i s e n o t e d . 4 . W h e r e t h e t e r m s “ U S P T O , ” “ P T O , ” o r “ O f f i c e ” a r e u s e d i n t h i s e x a m i n a t i o n , t h e y m e a n t h e U n i t e d S t a t e s P a t e n t a n d T r a d e m a r k O f f i c e . 5 . Y o u m a y w r i t e a n y w h e r e o n t h e e x a m i n a t i o n m a t e r i a l s — e .g ., f o r u s e a s s c r a t c h p a p e r . O n l y a n s w e r s a n d m a t e r i a l r e c o r d e d i n t h e p r o p e r p l a c e s , h o w e v e r , w i l l b e g r a d e d . 6 . D o n o t w r i t e y o u r n a m e o n a n y p a r t o f t h e e x a m o r i d e n t i f y y o u r s e l f i n a n y w a y , o t h e r t h a n t o u s e y o u r e x a m i n a t i o n I .D . n u m b e r a p p r o p r i a t e l y . S e l f - i d e n t i f i c a t i o n o n t h e e x a m w i l l , a t a m i n i m u m r e s u l t i n a l o w e r g r a d e a n d m a y r e s u l t i n d i s c i p l i n a r y a c t i o n a s w e l l . 7 . D u r i n g t h e e x a m : Y o u m a y n o t c o n s u l t w i t h a n y o n e – n e c e s s a r y c o m m u n i c a t i o n s w i t h t h e p r o c t o r s b e i n g t h e e x c e p t i o n . Y o u m a y n o t v i e w , a t t e m p t t o v i e w , o r u s e i n f o r m a t i o n o b t a i n e d f r o m v i e w i n g s t u d e n t e x a m i n a t i o n s o r m a t e r i a l s o t h e r t h a n y o u r o w n . 8 . For PART ONE of th e e x a m i n a ti on , c om p ri s i n g m u l ti p l e -c h oi c e q u e s ti on s : a . T h i s s e c t i o n o f t h e e x a m i n a t i o n i s “ c l o s e d b o o k .” Y o u m a y n o t u s e a n y m a t e r i a l s a t a l l o t h e r t h a n w r i t i n g i n s t r u m e n t s a n d t h e m a t e r i a l s p r o v i d e d a s p a r t o f t h e e x a m i n a t i o n . b .
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2010 for the course LAW LAW6571 taught by Professor Abbott during the Spring '10 term at Florida State College.

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