(B) A disclosure shall not be prior art to a claimed invention if the subject matter had, before such subject matter was effectively filed, been publicly disclosed by the inventor or a joint inventor or another who obtained the subject matter disclosed directly or indirectly from the inventor or a joint inventor.
(C) Only (A) is true.
(D) Only (B) is true.
(E) Both (A) and (B) are true.
ANSWER: (E). See MPEP 2151, paragraph 8.
Questions prepared by David E. Meeks, Esq., Institute for Patent Studies, Inc. All rights reserved.