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A copyright arises the moment a work of authorship is affixed in a tangible medium of expression. Thus, when you write source code and save the source code onto a memory, a copyright automatically inheres in the source code.
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Generally, to be patentable, an invention must at least satisfy the following requirements: Patentable subject matter - The invention must be directed to patentable subject matter, which includes many fields. For examples, patentable subject matter includes chemical compounds, processes for making chemical compounds, computer hardware, machines and robots. In some cases, algorithms constitute patentable subject matter. The U. Supreme Wayne MI flirt through its decision in Alice Corp.
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The requirement is motivated by the purpose of the patent system, which is to obligate inventors to fully disclose inventions rather than to maintain certain parts of the invention as a trade secret.
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