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New revision of MPEP now available
October 15, 2007

The USPTO today released the newest revision of the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP). The new version is the Eighth Edition, Revision 6. Changes from the previous revision can be found here.

No mention of KSR in this revision. The first mention of KSR regarding obviousness is not expected until the Ninth Edition, likely to be released sometime next year.

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