This article goes through the evolution of the utility requirement; beginning with Justice Story's requirements in Lowell v. Davis; followed by Brenner; followed by a per se utility theory provided by Justice Rich in In re Kirk. The article concludes the discussion with the PTO's newly relaxed guidelines and discusses the harms created by those guidelines.
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