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9. Description

  1. The description and disclosure in the ENIAC are sufficient.
    1. The description and disclosure in the ENIAC patent are sufficient to enable one skilled in the art to practice the invention defined by the claims.
    2. There is a presumption that the Patent Office reviewed the ENIAC patent application for sufficiency of its description and that the patent's disclosure is sufficient to teach one skilled in the art how to practice the invention.
    3. Honeywell did not meet its burden of proving that the disclosure and description of the ENIAC patent were insufficient.
    4. It is not necessary that the patent description describe all possible embodiments of the invention.

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