Patenting Business & Software Methods: The Beginning

Until 1998, software related business methods could not foresee a future and were considered as un-patentable subjects. Inventors had to rely on copyrights and trademarks to protect their software related business methods. However, (thankfully!) this belief was laid to rest by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s (CAFC) 1998 decision on State Street Bank & Trust Co. v. Signature Financial Group. Since then, companies and inventors have considered seeking patent protection for their Read more [...]
Shailesh Kandpal
Shailesh Kandpal

Shailesh's passion for new technologies in mobile communication, user interface and automobiles, and his expertise in patent analytics make his blog posts interesting reads.


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