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October 30, 2007

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if a functional feature could be a "substantial feature" then the new rules wouldn't be such a problem. However, even if those of skill in the art recognize and refer to functional features the PTO effectively requires it to be tied to a strucural feature, which in many cases cannot be done as their is no structure common to all the members.

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