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+ - Canada courts, patent office warns against trying to patent mathematics->

Submitted by davecb
davecb writes: The Canadian Intellectial Property Office (CIPO) warns patent examiners that ..."for example, what appears on its face to be a claim for an “art” or a “process” may, on a proper construction, be a claim for a mathematical formula and therefore not patentable subject matter.” (Courtesy of Paula Bremner at Slaw)
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Canada courts, patent office warns against trying to patent mathematics

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