Results for machine-or-transformation test

Ex parte Halligan

Case Number: CLB0203

Date: 11.24.2008

Applying the machine-or-transformation test of Bilski, the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences holds that a “programmed computer method” is not patentable subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101.

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Ex parte Cornea-Hasegan

Case Number: CLB0205

Date: 01.13.2009

The Board found both a method claim and a computer readable media claim to be non-statutory under 35 U.S.C. § 101 for failing to pass the machine-or-transformation test.

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