By Ron Osborne, Matthew Cutler and Gregory Upchurch (May 4, 2017, 12:58 PM EDT) -- Sunday marked 10 years since the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in KSR International Co. v. Teleflex Inc., rejecting the test that was used by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, patent attorneys and district courts for determining if a patent is too obvious. This weeklong Law360 Expert Analysis series explores the decision's effect on obviousness analysis and the patent landscape.
Matthew Cutler Happy birthday, KSR! Given the onslaught of patent legislation, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office regulations, and en banc Federal Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court decisions, it is easy to forget that one of the earliest and most well-known...
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