In re Comiskey

Case Number: CLB0164

Date: 09.20.2007

Citation: 499 F.3d 1365, 84 U.S.P.Q.2d 1670 (Fed. Cir. 2007)

Mental processes, i.e., processes directed to abstract ideas that are not tied to specific machines and do not create or involve manufactures or compositions of matter, are not patentable under 35 U.S.C. § 101, even if they have a practical application.

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