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Patent office decisions strengthened by Supreme Court

Nature Biotechnology volume 17, pages 11311132 (1999) | Download Citation

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Because of the Supreme Court's decision in Dickinson v. Zurko, inventors may find it harder to overturn the decisions of patent examiners.

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    Q. Todd Dickinson, Acting Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks, v. Mary E. Zurko et al. (No. 98-377) Decided June 10, 1999.

  2. 2.

    In re Zurko, 142 F.3d 1447, 1459 (1998).

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    5 US Code §706.

  4. 4.

    Morgan v. Daniels, 153 US 120 (1894).

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https://doi.org/10.1038/15121