Category Archives: Computer Software

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

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