Be aware of the determination of inventive step in Japan. Part 2

Various discussions have been offered by practitioners and academics about inventive step, but a key point is whether the difference from conventional patents or from the prior art is qualitatively or quantitatively significant. The way JPO patent examination practice studies and determines the difference is “whether it is difficult to …

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Steve Jobs: the childhood of a great inventor

In this excerpt from Innovators for children Robin Stevenson tells the story of a creative and rebellious child who grew up to change the world with the iPhone. Steve Jobs is best known for Mac computers, iPhones and iPads, but his innovative ideas have also transformed the music, film and …

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