The PAB considered a patent application relating to a device and method for use in training firefighters in the extinguishment of a fuel spill fire. The application had been rejected on the basis of obviousness. The PAB reviewed the prior art references and the Commissioner invited the Applicant to make a number of amendments in light of the findings by the PAB that some of the claims are obvious.
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Obviousness assessment of patent application
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