In re Lister

Case Number: CLB0234

Date: 09.22.2009

Citation: 92 U.S.P.Q.2d 1225 (Fed. Cir. 2009)

The Federal Circuit reverses a rejection that was based on a manuscript submitted by the inventor to the U.S. Copyright Office more than one year before the filing of the patent application because the Office did not establish when the manuscript was indexed and publicly accessible.

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