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Reviewing what is ObviousSeptember 6, 2006

In a recent decision, the Federal Circuit found that a patent for an orthodontic device was invalid due to its obviousness. The patent relates to an apparatus and process for moving teeth from an initial position to a final position.The Federal Circuit began the discussion of obviousness by defining what is prior art. Prior art in the obviousness context includes the material identified in

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