AMD Patents Automatic Memory Overclocking Tool

AMD Patents Automatic Memory Overclocking Tool

AMD has filed a patent for a program that performs automatic memory overclocking to simplify enthusiasts’ lives. The app can automatically test overclocked memory modules for stability and locally store memory overclocking profiles unique to a particular system.   Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) overclocking has existed for decades. At first, companies like Corsair cherry-picked memory…

Patentability of Computer-Implemented Inventions Post-Commissioner of Patents v Aristocrat: A Brave New World or Dystopian Future?

Patentability of Computer-Implemented Inventions Post-Commissioner of Patents v Aristocrat: A Brave New World or Dystopian Future?

Introduction Few areas of patent law have received as much recent judicial attention in Australia as the statutory test for patentable subject matter. The decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia in Commissioner of Patents v Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Ltd (“Aristocrat”)3 has established a new test for determining whether a computer-implemented invention involves…