Patently-O: Ex Parte Bilski: On the Briefs
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 09 Apr 2008 23:35
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Summary:
Dell & Microsoft: A patentable invention must operate on “something physical.” To be patentable, software should be tied to a computer and cause some physical transformation (such as movement of electrons). And, following Comiskey, a patent should not be granted under 103 if the inventor merely combined well known computer hardware with inventive but otherwise unpatentable software.
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