In re Alappat

Case Number: CLB0086

Date: 07.29.1994

Citation: 31 U.S.P.Q.2d 1545 (Fed. Cir. 1994) (en banc)

If an algorithm can be claimed so as to be a machine claim then it is patentable under 35 U.S.C. § 101. The conversion of data into another form of data is patentable if embodied in a machine to carry out this task.

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