Horns: News Relating To Patents On Computer-Implemented Inventions
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 26 Jan 2009 12:51
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
Last October I reported that the President of the European Patent Office (EPO), Ms Alison Brimelow, had referred a set of basic questions to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBA) concerning the patentability of computer-implemented inventions. It has been and it is still somewhat unclear as to whether or not EBA will accept the admissibility of Ms Bromelow's move. Now, a reader of this blog has pointed me to a notice on the MIP website saying, referring to the latest issue 1/2009 of the EPO Official Journal: "Under Article 10 of the Enlarged Board’s Rules of Procedure, interested parties can file written statements. [...] To ensure that any such statements can be given due consideration they should be filed together with any new cited documents by the end of April 2009"
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