In re Owens.

Case Number: CLB0300

Date: 03.26.2013

Citation: 106 U.S.P.Q.2d 1248 (Fed. Cir. 2013)

“Unclaimed boundary” lines in continuation application for design patent, which indicate that applicant has disclaimed portion beyond boundary while claiming area within it, typically should satisfy written description requirement only if lines make explicit boundary that already exists, but was unclaimed, in original disclosure.

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