5. Reasons for Patent Office Rejections

  1. Francis J. Waller

Published Online: 15 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118084441.ch5

Writing Chemistry Patents and Intellectual Property: A Practical Guide

Writing Chemistry Patents and Intellectual Property: A Practical Guide

How to Cite

Waller, F. J. (2011) Reasons for Patent Office Rejections, in Writing Chemistry Patents and Intellectual Property: A Practical Guide, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118084441.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 2 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470497401

Online ISBN: 9781118084441

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Keywords:

  • patent office rejections, and reasons - invention, satisfying requirements as novelty, usefulness, and nonobviousness;
  • patentable invention, its usefulness - list of rejections cited by patent examiners of USPTO, and USC section;
  • rejections based on novelty, or a 102, rejection - whether an invention is novel

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Chapter Objective

  • Introduction

  • Patentable Invention and Its Usefulness

  • Novelty

  • Nonobviousness

  • Other Reasons for a Rejection

  • Chapter Summary

  • Additional Reading

  • Question