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Confusion reigns over patenting of computer programs

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India has long debated the patentability of computer programs, but are we any closer to having clear guidance? Kanchan Vadehra and Sharad Vadehra review the latest developments

The contribution of the information technology and IT-enabled service (ITES) industry to economic progress has been quite significant. This immeasurable contribution has been acknowledged by one and all, including the Indian government. The 21st century is often regarded as the knowledge century and part of the reason for such calling is the software industry. India, which started out as an outsourcing hub for rendering not-much intelligible services to the Western world, has now graduated into a country producing high-quality software products. Such software products generally incorporate innovation, since innovation is the buzz-word that allows differentiation in this intensely competitive arena....


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