Today, in Toro Co.  v. Metalcraft of Mayville, Inc., __ F.3d __, No. 2016-2433 (Fed. Cir. 2016)(Moore, J.), in sustaining a preliminary injunction, the panel noted the importance of motivation to combine prior art references to establish § 103 obviousness.

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Hal