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Computer-implemented inventions put to the test

The EU has spoken: the directive for the patenting of computer-implemented inventions is dead. But that does not mean the end for software-related patents, as long as patent attorneys consider all possible drawbacks when drafting applications, say Maarten Ketelaars and Harry de Hoog of Nederlandsch Octrooibureau

On July 6 2005, the European Parliament rejected the Directive on computer-implemented inventions (CII), after a more than five-year long attempt to codify the existing granting practice of the European Patent Office (EPO) and to harmonize the judicial...

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