Brace yourself for the Patent Bar Review Question of the Week #3! Now that you’re braced, check out our previous questions, the US Patent Office’s “Model Answer,” as well as detailed commentary and analysis from from Patent Resources Group’s Academic Director Paul Gardner here:
Onto this week’s question!
Question of the Week No. 3 (Q and A 31 from October 2000 Exam, Morning Session):
Which of the following do not represent prior art?
(A) The preamble of a Jepson claim.
(B) A technical journal as of its date of publication which is accessible to the public as of the date of its publication.
(C) A doctoral thesis indexed, cataloged and shelved in a university library.
(D) A disclosure publicly posted on the INTERNET, but containing no publication or retrieval date.
(E) Applicant’s labeling of one of the figures in the drawings submitted with his application as prior art.
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This post was edited by Chris Jagalla.