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Botany
a. too numerous to count
b. capable of continued growth at the tip of the stem, which does not terminate in a flower
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65) The court remarked that "there can be no serious question that Nautilus changed the law of indefiniteness.
In other cases, a clearly stated objection to the indefiniteness of racial terms has been sufficient to compel an applicant to retreat and withdraw the racial claims.
imprecision, the good patent would not be felled by indefiniteness that
2120, 2124 (2014) ("[A] patent is invalid for indefiniteness if its claims, read in light of the specification delineating the patent, and the prosecution history, fail to inform, with reasonable certainty, those skilled in the art about the scope of the invention.
Hospira cross-appealed the court's decisions regarding the on-sale bar, obviousness and indefiniteness.
76) Of interest for the purpose of this Article is that outside the sale-of-goods context, courts regularly take a less flexible approach to address indefiniteness within the agreement, (77) limiting any gap filling to immaterial terms of the agreement.
The underestimates or overestimates of poverty in rural communities are a consequence of the indefiniteness.
H(S) is measure ofaveraged indefiniteness of traffic for an AP without any other referenced informtion.
This requirement is important to our study because a claim-definiteness issue is inherent in any decision finding that a claim element is in MPF format, because an MPF claim without a description of sufficient structure in the specification requires a finding of claim indefiniteness under [section] 112(b).
The Indefiniteness and Inertness of Folklore During the 1960s
A worker is more likely to be an employee if there is a permanency or indefiniteness in the worker's relationship with the employer.
There are questions as to whether the standard for indefiniteness used in a court challenge is the same as the one that applies pre-issuance and, if so, which standard applies to post-grant opposition procedures.