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[Patent★★]“LASER BEAM WORKING MACHINE” Case: A case in which the Intellectual Property High Court found the absence of grooves from the drawings in the specification and allowed the correction of the claims excluding the grooves. A case in which the court found inventive step because the grooves were essential to the cited invention, and therefore, there were grounds for hindrance.Intellectual Property Hight Court Case No.10111 (Gyo-ke) 2021, June 22, 2022 (Presiding Judge KANNO)
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