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The evolution of Software Patents in Europe - Inventa International (press release)
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:50:53 GMT
However, in 2005, the European Patent Organization (EPO) had already granted over thirty thousand patents related to computer programs and, currently, computer-implemented inventions are the object of approximately 35% of European patent ...
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Software patents are bad for startups, need to go - UT The Daily Texan
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 17:29:41 GMT
These lawsuits have become a depraved legacy of the Lone Star state, 40 percent of patent lawsuits in the last decade have been filed in the Eastern District of Texas. The premise that allows these trolls to exist, patents for software, are ...
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SC Ruling Signals New Era for Software Patent Enforcement - E-Commerce Times
Tue, 30 May 2017 17:33:52 GMT
The U.S. Supreme Court once again has changed the landscape for software infringement litigation. In a decision released last week, the court severely undercut the ability of plaintiffs to seek out courts that have a track record of being ...
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The head of the US patent office has abruptly resigned - Los Angeles Times
Wed, 07 Jun 2017 14:10:40 GMT
A former Google executive who advocated strongly for women and minorities, Lee took control of the patent office at a crucial time for the technology industry. Tech companies were awash in frivolous lawsuits, many involving software patents, filed ...
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Startup creating platform for patents, crowdfunding, idea protection - BizWest Media
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:27:00 GMT
The main goal of the service is to make patent applications more accessible, by affordably — $75 versus hundreds of dollars — generating patent applications and then connecting users with the lawyers who can help them. The service also ...
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