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KSR Int'l Co. v. Teleflex Inc.

Docket No.: 04-1350
Certiorari Granted: Jun 26 2006
Argued: November 28, 2006
Decided: April 30, 2007

Topic:

patent

PartyNames: KSR International Co. v. Teleflex Inc., et al.
Petitioner: KSR International Co.
Respondent: Teleflex Inc., et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

KSR International Co.
v.
Teleflex Inc., et al.
550 U.S. 398 (2007)
Question Presented:

Whether the Federal Circuit has erred in holding that a claimed invention cannot be held "obvious", and thus unpatentable under 35 U.S.C. ยง lO3(a), in the absence of some proven "'teaching, suggestion, or motivation' that would have led a person of ordinary skill in the art to combine the relevant prior art teachings in the manner claimed."

Holding: judgment reversed and remanded
Vote: 9-0
Opinion By:
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