|Authored by: Anonymous on Friday, July 20 2012 @ 03:39 PM EDT|
|"A machine that does not warrant a patent without a piece of software|
cannot warrant a patent with the software because it is still the same
Again, you can take that position if you like, but it is the position of a
At the factory, the machine with the software has a different parts list and a
different cost (accounting at least for the time it takes to install the
software, even if the software was generously donated by one of you).
Accordingly, it has a different model number and a different price. You can buy
one or the other, but you have to specify which otherwise you will be charged
too much or you will receive a machine that does not do what you expect it to
The machines are different.
Surely you can place one of each in respective black boxes and present inputs
and get different outputs...you must conclude that the content of the boxes is
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