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October 07, 2013

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""binds to an antigen at residues X, Y, and Z of the antigen," and whether these claims are patentable even though they provide no structural information about the claimed antibodies. "

If you actually show the structure in the spec, and show that you have good WD by either showing a number of embodiments or telling us how they're all related structurally to perform that functionality then I don't think you'll run into any problems. Of course, if you don't, then you probably will, since, unlike the software "arts" these claims are involved in the useful arts.

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