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Invention as a whole
The invention as a whole is a term sometimes used to differentiate between an innovation and the product/invention into which this innovation is incorporated.
If the law requires that patent applications be technical, and if software doesn't fit the definition of technical, then does adding a computer make the invention as a whole technical?
Does an innovative film plot become patentable by mentioning the presence of a film camera?
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