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What is not patentable invention?

What is not patentable invention?

Following are the not patentable invention –

  • An invention which is frivolous or which claims anything obviously contrary to whole established natural laws.
  • An invention the primary or intended use or commercial exploitation of which could be contrary to public.
  • The mere discovery of a scientific principle or the formulation of an abstract theory.
  • The mere discovery of any new property or new use for known substance or of the mere use of known process, machine or apparatus unless such known process result in a new product or employ one new reactant.
  • A substance obtained from mere admixture resulting into aggregation of properties.
  • Mere arrangement or re-arrangement or duplication of known devices each functioning independently.
  • A method of agriculture or horticulture.
  • Any process for the medicinal, surgical, curative, prophylactic or other treatment of human beings or animals.
  • Plants and animals in whole or any part in whole or any part thereof other than micro organism but including seeds, varieties and species and essentially biological processes for production or propagation of plants and animals.
  • A computer programme per se other than its technical application to industry or combination with hardware
  • A mathematical method or business method or algorithms
  • A literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work or any other aesthetic creation whatsoever including cinematographic works and television productions.
  • A mere scheme or rule or method of performing mental act or method of playing game.
  • A presentation of information
  • Topography of integrated circuits
  • An invention which, in effect is traditional knowledge or which is an aggregation or duplication of known properties of traditionally known component or componets.
  • Invention relating to atomic energy.

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