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Patent protection for software inventions in Europe

Featured in IAM Innovation & Invention Yearbook 2023

Inventions related to user interfaces, business methods, mathematical methods and simulations require extra care in Europe. Inventions related to image processing and cryptography are usually considered to have technical character in Europe.

26 October 2022

Big Tech urges major changes to USPTO examiner guidance on Section 101

Concerns that the advice leads examiners to issue ineligible patents has parallels with a statement Kathi Vidal made before directorship

21 October 2022

Netlist CEO says Big Tech battles show need for patent reform

C K Hong argues against the current IPR process in conversation with IAM

19 October 2022

Top patentee jury verdicts from US courts in the third quarter

Here’s a look at the data about the rights’ holders and dollar sums behind the 31 patent damages awards from 1 July to 30 September

17 October 2022

Nokia targeting broad range of new sectors for licensing deals, says Arvin Patel

Having been quick out of the blocks, the company’s New Segments team is targeting a slew of major patent opportunities

14 October 2022

Shielding patent assertions against early-filed Section 101 challenges

A recent Federal Circuit decision might guard IP owners against motions to dismiss that challenge subject matter eligibility

11 October 2022

From taxi rides to super-app: Grab’s transformational patent strategy

In an exclusive interview with IAM, the company’s head of IP and technology shares the thinking behind a rapidly-expanding IP portfolio

06 October 2022

Speaking the financial language of the c-suite in patent ROI calculations

Years at NPE led Atos’ IP head Yann Dietrich to develop method to demonstrate the value of 3,000-strong portfolio

06 October 2022

Top 10 busiest PTAB expert witnesses

Docket Navigator’s new tool shows the most in-demand specialist focuses on multiplex and VoIP technology

03 October 2022

Uniloc v Motorola Mobility appeal will not disrupt patent litigation finance industry

Saturday Opinion: While IP professionals may welcome opportunity for legal clarity on standing, warnings of harmful impacts on litigation financing are overblown

01 October 2022

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