Citation Edit

Mackay Radio & Telegraph Co. v. Radio Corp. of America, 306 U.S. 86, 40 U.S.P.Q. (BNA) 199 (1939) (full-text).

U.S. Supreme Court Proceedings Edit

The U.S. Supreme Court said that "a scientific truth, or the mathematical expression of it, is not a patentable invention."[1]


  1. 306 U.S. at 94, 40 U.S.P.Q. (BNA) at 202, quoted in Gottschalk v. Benson, 409 U.S. 63, 67, 175 U.S.P.Q. (BNA) 673, 675 (1972) (full-text).

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