Ramifications Of The Net MoneyIN Inc. Decision

Law360, New York (December 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court made waves across the IP community in KSR Int’l Co. v. Teleflex Inc.[1] when it broadened the expansive arms of the obviousness rejection.

In the aftermath of the KSR decision, little had been discussed with regards to anticipation. However, in October of 2008, the Federal Circuit in Net MoneyIN Inc. v. VeriSign Inc. made a pivotal ruling with regards to anticipation.[2]

In this case, the Federal Circuit clarified what a reference must include to anticipate a claimed invention and narrowed the already...
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