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EPO to consider decade-old law on computer patentability

Max Walters, London

Lawyers say that more than a decade of case law will be under the microscope as the EPO revisits the patentability of inventions involving computer-implemented simulation

The EPO’s Enlarged Board of Appeal is to consider 13-year-old case law on the patentability of computer-implemented inventions, in a case that has attracted a flurry of input from industry associations, professionals and businesses.

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