Illinois Bar Journal

Articles From Teddy S. Gron

Patently Obvious?

By Teddy S. Gron
September
2019
Article
Page 40
By allowing secondary considerations, such as unexpected results, to overcome obviousness-type double-patenting rejections, is the federal circuit circumventing the purpose for the rejections? If the purpose for court-created rejections is relatively unimportant, perhaps the courts should end the practice.

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