The purpose of this paper is to review the Supreme Court's holding in Diamond v. Diehr and analyze it in view of the Court's two earlier decisions. The holding in Diehr will then be contrasted with the CCPA's analysis of processes utilizing computers and a prediction is made as to the likely impact of the Diehr decision.
College of Law
Northern Illinois University Law Review
Moran, John C. and James, Mark E.
"Patentability of Software Technology,"
Northern Illinois University Law Review: Vol. 2:
2, Article 5.
John C. Moran and Mark E. James, Comment, Patentability of Software Technology, 2 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 471 (1982).