IP Update - USPTO Issues Interim Examiner Instructions for Patent-Eligible Subject Matter

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The USPTO has issued these Interim Instructions so its examiners would examine claims for patent-eligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101 in a consistent manner. The Instructions include explanatory flowcharts for examining product claims and method claims.

Please see full update below for more information.

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Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Intellectual Property Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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