What is an invention?
Minneapolis patent attorney Tim Grathwol defines what an invention is.
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So, an invention with respect to the patent laws of the US, and generally other places in the world, is any applied technology that satisfies the requirements of the patent law in question. So, in the US, if you satisfy the statutory requirements of it being the proper subject matter; it being, for example, it being applied technology vs. a trademark. You can’t patent a trademark in general, in a utility pattern. Satisfying the requirements of it being new and nonobvious. So, any applied technology that you can – that satisfies the requirements of the patent law is an invention. And an invention is worthy of a patent.