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Annotated References
Annotated References
1. 35 U.S.C. w
(Statute relating to utility patents.)
2. 35 U.S.C. w
(Statute relating to design patents.)
3. 35 U.S.C. w
(Statute relating to plant patents.)
4. U.S.P.T.O. 1996 Annual Report.
(Statistics on patent application filings and
patents issued.)
5. 35 U.S.C. w
6. Diamond v. Chakrabarty, 447 U.S. 303, 308 (1980).
(Defines article of manu-
facture.)
7. Diamond v. Diehr, 450 U.S. 175 (1981).
(Defines mental processes as not
patentable.)
8. In re Schrader, 22 F.3d 290 (Fed. Cir. 1994).
(Precedent for computer soft,rare
patents.)
9. In re Alappat, 33 F.3d 1526 (Fed. Cir. 1994).
(Precedent for computersoft~vare
patents.)
10. In re Warmerdam, 33 F.3d 1354 (Fed. Cir. 1994).
(Precedent for computer so)q-
warepatents.)
11. In re Lowry, 32 F.3d 1579 (Fed. Cir. 1994).
(Precedent for computer sof~are
patents.)
12. In re Trovato, 42 E3d 1376 (Fed. Cir. 1994).
(Precedent for computer software
patents.)
13. In re Alappat, 33 F.3d 1526 (Fed. Cir. 1994).
(Defines software in terms of a
machine.)
14. In re Beauregard, No. 95-1054.
(Defines soft~are in terms of an article of man-
ufacture.)
15. In re Lowry, 32 E3d 1579 (Fed. Cir. 1994).
(Defines soft'ware in terms of com-
position of matt~)
16. In re Schrader, 22 F.3d 290 (Fed. Cir. 1994).
(Defines so#ware in terms of a
process.)
17. Diamond v. Chakrabarty, 447 U.S. 303, 206 U.S.P.Q: 193 (1980).
18. U.S. patent No. 4,736,866.
(Patent for a transgenic mouse.)
19. 35 U.S.C. w
(Statutory definition for novelty.)
20. 35 U.S.C. w
(Statutory definition for utility.)
21. 35 U.S.C. w
(Statutory definition for nonobviousness.)
22. Manual of Patent Examining Procedure section 1502.
(Definition of a de-
sign.)
23. Chrysler Motors Corp. v. Auto Body Panels of Ohio, 12 USPQ2d 1493
(S.D. Ohio 1989).
(Precedent for design patent notprotectingfunctional features of an inven-
24. Manual of Patent Examining Procedure section 1504.01Al(a). (Hew
to
patent computer-generated icons.)
25. 7 U.S.C.w
(Plant Fariety Protection Act.)
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26. 35 U.S.C. w
(Statutory definition of a plant patent.)
27. 35 U.S.C. 5161.
(Statutory definition ofaplant.)
28. Manual of Patent Examining Procedure section 1601.
(Definition of a tu-
29. 7 U.S.C. w
30. Diamond v. Chakrabarty, 447 U.S. 303, 313, 206 USPQ 193, 199 (1980).
~lant patent protection.)
31. Asgrow Seed Co. v. Winterboer, 115 S. Ct. 788, 33 USPQ2d 1430 (1995).
(Exception to Plant Variety Protection Act.)
32. McCarthy, J. Thomas (1996).
In
"McCarthy's Desk Encyclopedia of Intel-
lectual Property," 2nd ed., p. 309. BNA Books, Washington, DC.
(Paris Convention for
the Protection of Industrial Property.)
33. McCarthy, J. Thomas (1996).
In
"McCarthy's Desk Encyclopedia of Intel-
lectual Property," 2nd ed., pp. 314 316. BNA Books, Washington, DC.
(Patent Coop-
eration Treaty.)
34. 37 C.F.R. w
(Rule stating that a design application may not claim prior-
ity based on a provisional application.)

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