Posts Tagged: utility rejection


Patent Prosecution 101: Understanding Patent Examiner Rejections

Unlike certain rejections one faces in life, a rejection from a patent examiner is never the end of the story, and definitely not final – even when the …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 24

Understanding the Patent Law Utility Requirement

In order for a patent applicant to satisfy the utility requirement the claimed invention must be “useful” for some purpose either explicitly or implicitly. Utility problems normally …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 3

The Patent Law of Perpetual Motion

The reality is that science fact and science fiction are dictated based on currently accepted understandings, whether they be true or not. As impossible as something sounds, …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 19