5. Requirements of Patentability

  1. Joseph P. Kennedy,
  2. Wayne H. Watkins and
  3. Elyse N. Ball

Published Online: 2 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118410103.ch5

How to Invent and Protect Your Invention: A Guide to Patents for Scientists and Engineers

How to Invent and Protect Your Invention: A Guide to Patents for Scientists and Engineers

How to Cite

Kennedy, J. P., Watkins, W. H. and Ball, E. N. (2012) Requirements of Patentability, in How to Invent and Protect Your Invention: A Guide to Patents for Scientists and Engineers, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118410103.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118369371

Online ISBN: 9781118410103

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Keywords:

  • requirements of patentability;
  • Patent Law or Patent Statute, Title 35 of the U.S.C. 35;
  • Patent Law, defining what can/cannot be protected by patent;
  • Patent law recognizing three classes, utility, design, plant;
  • TSM test, controversial, standard

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is Patentable?

  • Patentable and NonPatentable Subject Matter

  • The Three Classes of Patents

  • The First Law of Inventing

  • The Second Law of Inventing

  • The Structure of the Patent Document