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2137 35 U.S.C. 102(f) - 2100 Patentability

2137 35 U.S.C. 102(f)

35 U.S.C. 102 Conditions for patentability; novelty and loss of right to patent.

A person shall be entitled to a patent unless -

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(f) he did not himself invent the subject matter sought to be patented.

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COSTELLO

“[I]n order to overcome a prior art reference . . . appellants must either satisfy the substantive requirements of Rule 131 or establish that the relevant disclosure describes their own invention.” In re Costello, 717 F.2d 1346, 1351 (Fed. Cir. 1983). 

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