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Can a method of pedagogy be patented?

You should take a look at "Alice" and "Bilski" and "Mayo", the three recent cases that address this area. Essentially, as I understand it, a purely abstract idea such as a "set of mental steps" is ...
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Can I sell a futuristic patent company

Patents are not granted for ideas, only implementations. Star Trek described the transporter beam and warp drive, but without a working implementation, those are just ideas and not patentable. A good ...
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Section 101 - Computer Implemented Invention

I attended an IP CLE conference last week and the following cases were discussed in relation to Alice. McRO, 837 F.3d 1299 (Fed. Cir. 2016) Amdocs, 841 F.3d 1288 (Fed. Cir. 2016) Trading Technologies,...
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