Codebooks for Cycles of Obviousness
88 Pages Posted: 9 Nov 2020 Last revised: 27 Apr 2021
Date Written: 2019
These are the codebooks for the study reported in Cycles of Obviousness (2019), which contain the instructions on how to code district and Federal Circuit opinions with determinations of patent obviousness issued between 2003 and 2013.
Keywords: obviousness, patent law, KSR, codebooks, empirical, Supreme Court, district courts, Federal Circuit
JEL Classification: K39, O34
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