Results for prior art

In re Lister

Case Number: CLB0234

Date: 09.22.2009

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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Ex parte Yamaguchi

Case Number: CLB0200

Date: 08.29.2008

A patent claiming priority to a provisional application can be a prior art reference under § 102(e) when all subject matter relied upon for a rejection is found in both the patent and the provisional application.

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