A REVIEW OF RECENT DECISIONS OF THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FEDERAL CIRCUIT...
38 Am. U.L. Rev. 1097
A. Samuel Oddi, A Review OF Recent Decisions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit: Article: Beyond Obviousness: Invention Protection in the Twenty-first Century, 38 Am. U.L. Rev. 1097, (1989).
This article discusses the effects of utility on patent-induced and non-patent-induced inventions. The article further discusses that utility can exclude revolutionary inventions because they do not fit neatly in a category of patentable subject matter or is not initially seen as a conventional invention.