Monthly Archives: August 2015

Food Recipes Generally Are Not Patentable

One of the leading cases on whether food recipes are patentable is In re Levin, 178 F.2d 945 (CCPA 1949). The inventor claimed a soft, spreadable emulsion of oil-in-water and various ingredients. In rejecting the ten claims, no single reference showed or suggested all of the ingredients and steps set forth in the claims. There […]

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