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I have all five of these tricks in a single Office action right now. The claims are for a communication system, and they all recite numerous physical components, but the examiner just waved those away as "generic computers" because the specification says they can include processors, ASICs, software, etc. It took something like 6 hours just to rebut the 101 rejection(s) (which, per Trick 3, were all lumped together).

Michael,
Thank you for your write up here. I agree with all your points.

This is a great summary of the frustrations of §101 rejections, thanks.

Thanks also want for what must be a huge effort in continuing to provide this blog. It’s an absolute “must read” for me

Please keep us updated with respect to PTO's reply to your 101 rebuttal arguments. Thanks in advance!

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