Wikipedia

Elsewhere, I recently mentioned the USPTO does not permit reliance on Wikipedia, even for background information.  I then learned the European Patent Office permits use… Read More »Wikipedia

Design Choice

I remember some treatise (Chisum?) making the point that an Examiner can find almost any combination of elements at a low-level of granularity.  Thus, in… Read More »Design Choice

IRAC

American law schools generally teach students to organize their paragraphs according to IRAC: issue, rule, analysis, conclusion.  (This structure is sometimes modified to CIRAC, in… Read More »IRAC