nonobviousness love

Definitions

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  • noun The state or condition of being nonobvious.

Etymologies

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nonobvious +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Last week's term was nonobviousness, which is defined as:

    Sui Generis--a New York law blog:

  • Last week's term was nonobviousness, which is defined as:

    Legal Definitions

  • Last week's term was nonobviousness, which is defined as:

    Define That Term #290

  • Patents on the other hand require "nonobviousness".

    Patent Law Blog (Patently-O)

  • [To clarify my last post, I meant to say that the respective doctrines of nonobviousness (which existed even before it was codified, BTW ...) and product-of-nature could both apply to invalidate gene patents simultaneously, but also, that either could potentially stand alone apart from the other as well (especially the former), IMO.] Kenneth M. Alfano (Quote)

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Gene Patent(s?) Invalidated:

  • Babe's patent application is rejected on the ground that similar technology has been developed for television commentators and that Babe's invention extending these prior art developments to the game itself is obvious (in patent-speak, it "lacks nonobviousness") and is therefore not patentable.

    Legal Definitions

  • To clarify my last post, I meant to say that the respective doctrines of nonobviousness (which existed even before it was codified, BTW...) and product-of-nature could both apply to invalidate gene patents simultaneously, but also, that either could potentially stand alone apart from the other as well (especially the former), IMO.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Gene Patent(s?) Invalidated:

  • Babe's patent application is rejected on the ground that similar technology has been developed for television commentators and that Babe's invention extending these prior art developments to the game itself is obvious (in patent-speak, it "lacks nonobviousness") and is therefore not patentable.

    Define That Term #290

  • Babe's patent application is rejected on the ground that similar technology has been developed for television commentators and that Babe's invention extending these prior art developments to the game itself is obvious (in patent-speak, it "lacks nonobviousness") and is therefore not patentable.

    Sui Generis--a New York law blog:

  • I'm no IP lawyer, so I'll agree the answer isn't obvious -- but isn't nonobviousness the doctrine in patent law under which patent protection is available for a claim only if the so-called improvement is not "obvious" to an individual with knowledge of the state of the art to which the claim relates?

    Define That Term #289

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