## Judge Says Mathematical Algorithms Can’t Be Patented ...

#### https://techcrunch.com/2013/03/28/judge-says-mathematical...

A federal judge has thrown out a **patent** claim against Rackspace, ruling that **mathematical** **algorithms** can’t be **patent**ed.

## Does not compute: court says only hard math is patentable ...

#### https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2011/08/appeals-court-says...

Law & Disorder — Does not compute: court says only hard math is **patent**able In the course of invalidating a software **patent**, a federal appeals court has …

## 2106-Patent Subject Matter Eligibility

#### www.uspto.gov/web/offices/pac/mpep/s2106.html

2106 **Patent** Subject Matter Eligibility ... (such as **mathematical** **algorithms**), natural phenomena ... see the 2014 Interim Guidance on **Patent** Subject Matter Eligibility ...

## What Cannot Be Patented | LegalMatch Law Library

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What Cannot Be **Patent**ed? Can I **Patent** a Living Thing? ... Abstract ideas are concepts like pure mathematics and **algorithms**. You cannot **patent** a formula.

## Judge rules mathematical algorithms can't be patented ...

#### https://theamericangenius.com/tech-news/judge-rules-mathematical...

In a confusing ruling, a judge rules that **mathematical** **algorithms** can't be **patent**ed, and while we believe many **patent** lawsuits to be frivolous, this one raises an ...

## Patenting mathematical algorithms: What’s the harm? A ...

#### https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Paul_De_Laat/publication...

**Patent**ing **mathematical** **algorithms**: What’s the harm? A thought experiment in algebra Paul B. de Laat* Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen, A-weg 30, 9718 ...

## Patenting mathematical algorithms: What’s the harm? : A ...

#### www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0144818800000314

The **patent**ing of software-related inventions is on the increase, especially in the United States. **Mathematical** formulas and **algorithms**, though, are still sacros

## Patentable subject matter - Wikipedia

#### https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patentable_subject_matter

**Patent**able, statutory or **patent**-eligible subject matter is subject matter which is susceptible of **patent** protection. The laws or **patent** practices of many ...

## The Supreme Court could abolish software patents next year ...

#### https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2013/12/06/the...

In a trio of Supreme Court decisions between 1972 and 1981, the court held that **mathematical** **algorithms** were not eligible for **patent** protection.

## legal - Can an algorithm be patented? - Software ...

#### https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/32482/can...

So can an algorithm be **patent**ed? I saw this statement which made me think: Everybody would abstain from **patent**ing the improvements of contour dot algorithm for at ...