Class notes and materials by a law student for law students.
Patents: elements required to be granted a patent
Subject matter: living organisms, YES; math, NO (see Diamond v. Chakrabarty)
Adequate Disclosure: enablement and written description
See Patent Act Section 101: Whoever invents or discovers any new and useful process, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement thereof, may obtain a patent therefor, subject to the conditions and requirements of this title.