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Unformatted text preview: nces themselves or in the knowledge generally available to one of ordinary skill in the art, to modify the reference or to combine reference teachings s 10 10 Example 1
s Claims A therapeutic composition comprising hematopoietic stem cells obtained from umbilical cord blood and a cryopreservative A method for hematopoietic or immune reconstitution comprising cryopreservation of hematopoietic stem cells obtained from umbilical cord blood , thawing, and administering said cells to a human 11 11 Example 1
s Prior Art Reference identifies the presence of stem cells in umbilical cord blood Reference teaches that stem cells in umbilical cord blood could be cryopreserved and thawed Reference suggests the use of stem cells from cord blood for transplantation and hematopoietic reconstitution 12 12 Example 1
s Evidence Declarations by expert asserting Prior art used “flawed nomenclature” Problems with prior transplants of analogous stem cells (blood, marrow) Surprise by those in the art at the success of the invention 13 13 Example 1
s Evidence Statements in the specification defining both stem cells and progenitors are consistent with art recognized definitions of stem cells and progenitors 14 14 Example 1
s Conclusion It would have been obvious to one of ordinary skill in the art at...
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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.
- Spring '10