FT: Court gives hi-tech companies the power to patent software
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Date: 26 Jan 2008 12:11
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Hi-tech companies will be able to patent software programs after a key court decision that may move the UK closer to Europe in its treatment of computer related inventions. The High Court yesterday said that the Patent Office was incorrectly applying the law in automatically rejecting claims for computer programs, in a case brought by four small British businesses.
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