SiliconRepublic: Dublin firm dispels European patent myth
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 13 Mar 2008 11:45
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
“It’s a myth that software is not patentable in Europe. In fact, the European Patent Office (EPO) issues software patents regularly. “Confusion arises because of differences in the European requirements for software patent applications compared to those in the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). “Inventors and companies applying for patents on software and business methods need to ensure their application for a patent meets the very detailed European requirements or they are virtually guaranteed to fail.
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