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In a recent decision, the Federal Circuit continues to expand the definition of a printed publication with regard to patentable matter.

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  1. Rachel Teitelbaum and Mark S. Cohen are at Pearl Cohen Zedek, LLP, 10 Rockefeller Plaza, Suite 1001, New York, New York 10020, USA.

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