Citation Edit

In re Abele, 684 F.2d 902, 214 U.S.P.Q. (BNA) 682 (C.C.P.A. 1982) (full-text).

Factual Background Edit

This case involved a patent application for an improvement for CAT scanning.

C.C.P.A. Court Proceedings Edit

The C.C.P.A. concluded that some portions of the invention were patentable subject matter in spite of the use of a computer to perform some of the calculations involved.

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