Journal Article

Documents on the internet as prior art

David Rogers

in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

Volume 2, issue 6, pages 354-355
Published in print June 2007 | ISSN: 1747-1532
Published online May 2007 | e-ISSN: 1747-1540 | DOI:
Documents on the internet as prior art

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This case concerns the situation where the potentially novelty destroying disclosure was found on the internet. The Board had to consider what must be established for such a disclosure to form part of the state of the art. The Board decided to apply the same criteria and standard of proof as for prior use, or prior oral disclosure.

Journal Article.  931 words. 

Subjects: Intellectual Property Law

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