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- adj. Not patentable; not subject to patent protection.
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Sec. 3 of the Patent Act lists nonpatentable subject matter, Sec.3 k excluded a mathematical or business method or a computer programme per se or algorithms for being patentable.
The question is now whether compound 4 is anticipated and rendered nonpatentable per se ...
For example, patent status may be char - acterized as nonpatentable, applied for, in 4.