IPO: Whether patent application number GB0424655.9 complies with section 1(2)
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 07 May 2009 10:09
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
Firstly, the Court confirmed that, when dealing with a patent application for an invention that is a computer program, the mere fact that an invention is (or uses) a computer program is not sufficient to decide exclusion ­ instead, the issue must be resolved by answering the question whether the computer program reveals a "technical" contribution to the state of the art (paragraph 48).
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