Business Process

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Business Process

The series of activities undertaken to create a product or deliver a service. Companies often lay down specific rules for business process to ensure activities are completed in an organized and efficient manner. Business process may involve division of labor between multiple persons and/or technologies. For example, in a publishing company, one person may write material, a second may edit it, a third may add graphics, and a fourth may print it. Business process is also called business function.
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I have found that strict business methods go a long way in securing the interest of rich people.
Life, for him, was a business enterprise, and he kept the books after the most approved business methods.
Denis Eady was the son of Michael Eady, the ambitious Irish grocer, whose suppleness and effrontery had given Starkfield its first notion of "smart" business methods, and whose new brick store testified to the success of the attempt.
patentable subject matter should be for business methods.
directives to invest in new and innovative business methods.
companies spend a tremendous about of money developing business methods and processes).
Professor Josh Lerner of Harvard Business School examined the competitive effects of patenting on the financial services industry, focusing on purely "financial" business methods and on the behavior of investment banks.
The prevailing view among participants was that business methods and software patents in the United States will remain.
Traditionally, most observers considered patents on business methods to be outside the scope of the Patent Act.
BCANJ is committed to unifying the construction industry with respect to labor relations, improved business methods and standards, and advocating high safety standards as well as overall project efficiency and productivity.
It proposes to amend Section 103 of the Patent Act (222) to incorporate a presumption in favor of the obviousness of business methods that make use of prior art.