DailyDoseofIP: UK to Allow Computer Software Patents?
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 28 Jan 2008 18:38
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Summary:
According to the IP Kat Blog (article link below), Judge Kitchin of the High Court recognized that it was “highly undesirable to have provisions of the [European Patent Convention] construed differently at the EPO as compared with the courts in the different contracting states,” further noting that “decisions of the Boards of Appeal should be highly persuasive.” Formal guidance has not yet been issued by the UK IPO on this matter.
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