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I agree with George White. I have several algorithm based patents. In all cases, they patent the application of a novel algorithm to solving a very specific problem (analysis of real time PCR results). I've been told (I'm not a lawyer myself) that an algorithm, by itself, would be considered "abstract" and thus unpatentable. Even if you decide on a specific ...


It is possible but it would need to be applied to some useful end. Using the terms algorithm and mathematical law in the text of a patent application would liking get it rejected out of hand unless phrased very carefully.

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