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From Dress Pin to Safety Pin

This post was first published on 2nd September, 2014. Inventive step / Non-Obviousness is one of the most important patentability criteria in almost all patent jurisdictions. Non-obviousness is the term used by the USPTO and is codified in 35 USC § 103. The requirement is that the claimed invention being patented should not be obvious, meaning that a "person having ordinary skill in the art" should not be able to easily guess or put two or more things together to arrive at the invention seeking a…

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