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Q82. Claim Categories of CII

Q82. Claim Categories of CII
Explain claim target and category thereof of CII.

A82. CII can be expressed in various ways. Especially, claiming “a computer program” is admitted. These are exemplified as follows:
Category: device
(1) a computer
(2) a computer program
(3) a computer system
(4) a computer readable storage medium storing a computer program
Category: method
(5) method
Followings are unacceptable cases by non-clarity objections.
– (a list of) program/data signals
– a program product*
*Except cases where the meaning of the word “a program product” is well defined in a specification.