35 U.S.C. § 101 : US Code - Section 101: Inventions patentable
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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.
Patentability of inventions
Conditions for patentability; novelty and loss of right to patent