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Hitachi Auction Method, T 258/03

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This article concerns a recent decision of the boards of appeal of the European Patent Office which has significant implications for the patentability of computer software inventions. In particular, the decision clarifies the borderline between what types of computer-related innovation … Continue reading

Changes to UK Patent legislation : January 2005

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Significant changes to UK Patent legislation have recently been made by the Patents Act 2004 and Regulatory Reform (Patents) Order 2004. This article summarises the most important of the first series of amendments, which took effect on 1st January 2005. … Continue reading