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Graham v. John Deere

A Photobooth Can Screen for Skin Cancer, But Federal Circuit Says it is Unpatentable Under § 103

Can you succeed in an argument for obviousness by combining a skin cancer detection device with a device for creating made-to-measure clothing or custom avatar?  The Federal Circuit says yes. In a precedential opinion, the Federal Circuit reversed the decision of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), holding that a series of references related to imaging the surfaces of...

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