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[Discuss] FYI - a purely software embodiment is not patent eligible

On Dec 6, 2011, at 10:53 AM, Daniel C. wrote:
> Can you give us an English translation of this, please?  Specifically,
> on what grounds did they decide that software is nonstatutory (I'm
> guessing this means you can't patent it?) but a web-based system
> (which is also software...) is?

Computer code is not patentable.  A method is patentable even if the only way to implement the method is computer code.  Except when it isn't, as fallout from In re Bilski.

--Rich P.

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