iStockAnalyst: Fears for Companies Over Software Patents
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Date: 13 Nov 2008 10:52
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Confusion over patent laws for computer software is threatening Scottish businesses, says an expert. David Moreland, of the Glasgow office of patent attorneys Marks & Clerk, criticises European Patent Office president Alison Brimelow's decision to ask the industry's Enlarged Board of Appeal to examine the patentability of software. He says this could take years, while the software industry is in 'no man's land' about what it could or could not protect.
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