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TC 1700 KSR Examples Presented by: Jennifer Michener Gladys Corcoran Jerry Lorengo http://uspto-aisd-315/ksrexamplestc1700/
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04/06/10 TC 1700 KSR Examples 2 TC 1700 KSR Examples Overview of previous KSR training TC Examples utilizing KSR rationale Example 1: Rationale C Example 2: Rationales A and E Example 3: Rationale B Example 4: Rationales A and E Example 5: Rationale A Example 6: Rationales E and F Example 7: Rationales A and C Example 8: Rationales A and G Example 9: Rationales A Example 10: Rationale G
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04/06/10 TC 1700 KSR Examples 3 35 U.S.C. 103 35 U.S.C. 103. Conditions for patentability; non-obvious subject matter. (a) A patent may not be obtained though the invention is not identically disclosed or described as set forth in section 102 of this title, if the differences between the subject matter sought to be patented and the prior art are such that the subject matter as a whole would have been obvious at the time the invention was made to a person having ordinary skill in the art to which said subject matter pertains. Patentability shall not be negatived by the manner in which the invention was made.
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04/06/10 TC 1700 KSR Examples 4 Graham v. John Deere Co. The four factual inquires enunciated therein as a background for determining obviousness are as follows: A. Determining the scope and contents of the prior art; B. Ascertaining the differences between the prior art and the claims in issue; C. Resolving the level of ordinary skill in the pertinent art; and D. Evaluating evidence of secondary considerations.
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04/06/10 TC 1700 KSR Examples 5 KSR Review KSR International Co. v. Teleflex Inc. The Supreme Court reaffirmed the familiar  framework for determining  obviousness  as  set forth in  Graham v. John Deere Co. , and  stated that the Federal Circuit had erred by  applying the teaching-suggestion-motivation  (TSM) test in an overly rigid and formalistic  way. 
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04/06/10 TC 1700 KSR Examples 6 Key Points Examiners must ensure that the written record  includes findings of fact concerning the state of the  art and the teachings of the applied references. Prior art is not limited just to the references being  applied, but includes the understanding of one of  ordinary skill in the art.   Office personnel may take into account “the inferences  and creative steps that a person of ordinary skill in the art  would employ”. The key to supporting any rejection under 35 U.S.C.  § 103 is the  clear articulation  of the reasons why  the claimed invention would have been obvious.
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04/06/10 TC 1700 KSR Examples 7 Rationales: These are examples of some rationales that may be employed in determining whether a claimed invention would have been obvious: A. Combining prior art elements according to known methods to yield predictable results. 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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