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Old 12-08-2012, 03:42 AM   #1
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LXer: Remember When You Couldn't Patent Math? Good Times


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It doesn't take a patent specialist to figure out that this is basically patenting a spreadsheet for weighting countries on a few different factors. It seems to be the exact kind of thing that was disallowed by the Supreme Court under Gottschalk v. Benson. And yet, the USPTO waved it right on through.

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