Artful determination : "state of the art" and PCME Ltd v. Goyen COntrols Co. UK Ltd
McBratney, Amanda & Stebbing, Amber (1999) Artful determination : "state of the art" and PCME Ltd v. Goyen COntrols Co. UK Ltd. European Intellectual Property Review, pp. 377-380.
In a recent decision by Mr Justice Laddie, a patent was held anticipated by, inter alia, prior use of a device which fell within the claims of the patent in suit, even though its circuitry was enclosed in resin. The anticipating invention had been "made available to the public" within the terms of section 2 (2) of the Patents Act 1977 because its essential integers would have been revealed by an interesting character, the "skilled forensic engineer".
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Patent Law, United Kingdom|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Intellectual Property Law (180115)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School|
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
|Deposited On:||12 Jul 2010 08:33|
|Last Modified:||11 Aug 2011 03:36|
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