An invention, that is frivolous or that claims anything
obviously contrary to well established natural laws;
An invention, the primary or intended use of which would be
contrary to law or morality or injurious to public health;
The mere discovery of a scientific principle or the formulation
of an abstract theory;
The mere discovery of any new property or new use for a known
substance or of the mere use of a known process, machine or
apparatus unless such known process results in a new product or
employs at least one new reactant;
A substance obtained by a mere admixture resulting only in the
aggregation of the properties of the components thereof or a
process for producing such substance;
The mere arrangement or rearrangement or duplication of known
devices, each functioning independently of one another in a known
A method of agriculture or horticulture;
Inventions relating to atomic energy.
Any process for the medicinal, surgical, curative, prophylactic
or other treatment of human beings or animals.
Plants and animals in whole or any part thereof other than
Mathematical or business method or a computer program per se or
literary, dramatic, musical or artistic works, cinematographic
works, television productions and any other aesthetic
Mere scheme or rule or method of performing mental act or
Presentation of information.
Topography of integrated circuits.
An invention which in effect, is traditional knowledge or is
based on the properties of traditional knowledge.
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