Utility in Patent Law: Cases and Materials

Utility in Patent Law: Cases and Materials, 2018

SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 426

46 Pages Posted: 14 Jun 2019 Last revised: 18 Jul 2019

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David O. Taylor

Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law

Date Written: June 2, 2019

Abstract

This forthcoming casebook chapter presents the law of patent utility, including the history of the usefulness requirement and the doctrine's modern treatment. Authored by David O. Taylor and edited by Mark D. Janis, it covers moral utility, operability, and practical utility, mixing foundational cases with helpful notes and problems.

Keywords: patent law, patents, utility, casebook chapter

Suggested Citation

Taylor, David O., Utility in Patent Law: Cases and Materials (June 2, 2019). Utility in Patent Law: Cases and Materials, 2018; SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 426. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3398033

David O. Taylor (Contact Author)

Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law ( email )

P.O. Box 750116
Dallas, TX 75275
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.law.smu.edu/Faculty/Full-Time-Faculty/Taylor.aspx

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