Gregory Mandel – Nonobvious standard is too low and too high…
1. What is the quantum of innovation necessary to satisfy section 103?
2. What is the baseline for a person of ordinary skill?
3. What are the time and resource limits for finding something obvious?
Solutions: substitutive probability standards
Highlights: Curse of Knowledge – once someone has knowledge they are not able to view things from a their former ignorant perspective.
Brian’s response: These are line drawing problems, I am not sure probability adds definition, but it is an interesting idea.
Random word count: Patent troll = 3