The U.S. government will pass a law by the end of 1998 creating a new way to protect intellectual property rights on programs and algorithms. This law must satisfy the following conditions:
I will judge based on the wording of the claim unless it is found to be ambiguous. Such ambiguities will be resolved based on my perception of the author's intent.
To be judged YES, all conditions must be met by the closing date of the claim. If judgement requires me to evaluate the reaction of the G7 nations to new US intellectual property laws, I may delay judgement by as much as 60 days during which I will consider statements by those G7 nations.