ComputerworldNZ: Protecting IP in a post-patent environment
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Started by: ggiedkeggiedke
Date: 26 May 2010 20:14
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
Recently the Government announced its intention to adopt a select committee’s recommendation to “exclude software from patentability” – that is, to ban software patents. Where will the ban — if implemented — leave local software developers’ ability to protect their intellectual property? How will the removal of software from patentability, if confirmed, affect the ability of local IT firms to protect the intellectual property in their software?
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