The European Patent System and the definition of invention. Technical features and technical effects in software. Claim formulation for maximum protection. Supporting the claims by the description. Examples of granted software patents: user interfaces-- software for generating computer programs-- the rejected document processing cases-- business model patents and E-commerce postscript.
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This is a highly practical guide to registering software patents in Europe. The report explains how to formulate a software patent specification and how to formulate claims. It also provides examples of granted software patents, and European Patent Office and UK case law. * All you need to register your client's software patent successfully * Contains an essential compendium of 50 EPO case summaries, to help practitioners understand the context and importance of the decisions * The only publication of its kind to deal with the patenting of software in Europe from a patent attorney's perspective * Contains authoritative commentary on notable cases. (source: Nielsen Book Data)