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A business method patent is a patent on a way of does business, commerce.

Business method patents are intimately linked to software patents because they can usually be turned into software patents by adding a computer. A standard way to do this is to claim "computer-readable medium having stored thereon instructions" which carry out the business method.[1]


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  1. http://www.patentlyo.com/patent/2010/06/bilski-kenny-rogers-and-supreme-court-rule-46.html

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