More cutting-edge Alice madness

Alice madness

A comparison between the USPTO patent decision process, and the process by which the Oracle of Delphi produced riddles for priests to decipher.

Obvious? Why did it take so long?

Shoot the moon

How can an idea be rejected as obvious based on old underlying citations? The Leo Pharmaceuticals case suggests new ways to overcome obviousness rejections.

In re Gorman is obsolete case law


The USPTO can combine an absurdly large number of citations in obviousness rejections. The reasoning for this is based on a now obsolete court decision.