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For an excellent paper on inherency, see Dan Burk and Mark Lemley's article, coincidentally titled, "Inherency," published in 2005:
Inherency . . . may not be established by probabilities or possibilities.
Inherency is also perhaps the most elusive doctrine in all of patent law.
Inherency has long been a sticking point for the CAFC.
Inherency-these rights are recognized as inherent in each human being, not bestowed or withdrawn by external government.
Inherency is not only established by the prior art recognizing that NAIL was expressed ... or so I've heard.
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