|Authored by: Anonymous on Friday, July 20 2012 @ 02:22 PM EDT|
|Yes and no.|
The requirement is that the patent application explain how to make and use the
invention so that one of ordinary skill in the art can make and use the
invention without undue experimentation.
If the requirement were to require more detail than that, then every application
would have to start with F=ma and derive everything from that and reading
patents would be even more tedious than it is.
Given the --one of ordinary skill requirement-- and given that it seems to be
the consensus among the rabble here that all software is obvious given an
outline of the required functions, then meeting the one of ordinary skill
requirement should be and is fairly easy.
Accordingly, some software patents do describe the inventions only in outline
You've made your own bed gents. Now lie in it.
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