List 3 examples of concepts courts have found to be laws of nature and natural phenomena.
The types of concepts courts have found to be laws of nature and natural phenomena are shown by these cases, which are intended to be illustrative and not limiting:
- An isolated DNA;
- a correlation that is the consequence of how a certain compound is metabolized by the body;
- electromagnetism to transmit signals; and
- the chemical principle underlying the union between fatty elements and water.
The answer to this question can be found in the PTO supplement known as, 2014 Interim Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility. This supplement covers subject matter eligibility. This is a special supplement that at the time of this recording is currently being tested on the Patent Bar exam.
This question and answer comes from the PTO supplement known as, 2014 Interim Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility.