Technical Character

  • European #softwarepatent roundup 03/16

    …-technical features, i.e. those which do not make a technical contribution, may legitimately appear in the formulation of the objective technical problem. Read the full decision here. Gaming: Setting game parameters based on slide operations is non-technical EP 1 671 685Case T 1385/12 concerned an examination appeal against the rejection of European…

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  • „Software Patents Worldwide“ – Germany chapter #22

    … It’s been a while since our Germany chapter of “Software Patents Worldwide“ was last updated. The revised edition #22 will be published in December and includes the most recent software patent-related decisions of the German Federal Court of Justice (FCJ). In particular, the decisions “image stream” (BGH Bildstrom) and “airplane status” (BGH…

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  • Good news for software patents in Germany?

    … or making practical the human perception of the displayed information serve the solution of a technical problem with technical means. Decision X ZB 1/15 – Flugzeugzustand (“airplane status”) of 30 Juni 2015: a) Mathematical methods are with regard to § 1 (3) No. 1 Patent Act only patentable if they serve to solve a specific technical problem…

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  • Two interesting Decisions on Patent Eligibility of Software Inventions in the US

    … 7,346,545 eligible, since many of the claims steps require intricate and complex computer programming, which transforms a general-purpose computer into a special-purpose computer performing particular functions. Thus, both decisions refer to something like the technical character or technical implementation of the calimed business principle. In deed…

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