Beauregard Claim

A type of patent claim written in the form of a media, typically a floppy disk, hard drive or CD, carrying a computer program. They were written to try to make software claims in the then existing patent law viable. They are often referred to as Beauregard claims after a 1995 case involving such a claim In re. Beauregard.

Basically, a claim that involves a program that is meant to be stored in a storage device

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