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UK court offers hope to software patent applicants

Emma Barraclough, London


The UK Intellectual Property Office could be forced to revise a practice note it issued in November 2006 after the Patents Court last week ruled that it cannot automatically ban the patenting of all computer programs

In the judgment issued on Friday, in an appeal brought to the Patents Court by four companies against a decision of the UK IP Office, Mr Justice Kitchin said that the Office was wrong to reject all patent claims to...


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RT @IP_STARS: For those who need detailed analysis of the issues in Germany (& #UPC criticisms), here are 4 articles to read: (1) https://t…

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@jezzamarc Looks like it doesn't it? Wonder if this will be terminal?

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