Welcome to the new version of the Patents Manual. Please note there are changes to the numbering and sequence of the chapters and pages in the manual. You are encouraged to take the time to explore and familiarise yourself with this new structure. Methods of Testing, Observation and Measurement

Date Published

Methods of testing, observation, and measurement may be patentable provided they go beyond a mere scheme or working directions.

Methods which address a technical limitation, for example, improving the accuracy of measurement or observation of a physical characteristic, will generally be permitted.

(See Discoveries, Ideas, Scientific Theories, Schemes and Plans and Mere Working Directions).

Amended Reasons

Amended Reason Date Amended

Published for testing

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