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EPO tightens assignment rules

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Up until now, the practice of the European Patent Office (EPO) has been to register an assignment of a European patent application if requested to do so by the assignee even if the evidence of the assignment has been signed … Continue reading

Computer software patents: what you need to know

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AHA Director and Patent Attorney, Andrew McGettrick, has written a brief article on computer software patents. As well as challenging the common misconceptions that computer software cannot be patented and that it is ‘much easier’ to patent computer software in … Continue reading