Tech Center 2100 Computer Architecture and Software
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Tech Center 1700 Chemical & Materials Engineering
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Cf., e.g., PAR Pharm., Inc. v. TWI Pharms., Inc., 773 F.3d 1186, 1198 (Fed. Cir. 2014). (“The reasonable expectation of success requirement for obviousness does not necessitate an absolute certainty for success.”). Moreover, even if Van der Ploeg could result in some attrition, a person of ordinary skill in the art would nonetheless be motivated to combine Van der Ploeg’s continuous transport apparatus with Hoover’s system because of the many advantages of the Van der Ploeg apparatus explained above. Cf. Medichem, S.A. v. Rolabo, S.L., 437 F.3d 1157, 1165 (Fed. Cir. 2006) (“a given course of action often has simultaneous advantages and disadvantages, and this does not necessarily obviate motivation to combine”).
Tech Center 3600 Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security, and License & Review
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