The Patent Trial and Appeal Board did not err in affirming the rejection of several claims of a patent application directed to a method of enzymatic hydrolysis of soy fiber suitable as a food additive on the ground of obviousness, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has determined (In re Urbanski, January 8, 2016, Lourie, A.).

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