European Software Patents

European Software Patents

European Software Patents on
Artifical Intelligence
Classifying and linking data records: non-technical

This is the second decision (read the first one here) cited by the EPO in the artificial…

European Software Patents on
Artifical Intelligence
Classification of text documents: non-technical

While this is not a brand new software-related decision, it appears to be highly relevant because it…

European Software Patents on
Mobile Phones / Apps
Method for calendar-based profile switching: non-technical

The European Patent Office refused to grant a European software patent for calendar-based profile…

European Software Patents on
Mobile Phones / Apps
Automatically uninstalling apps after trial phase: non-technical

The European Patent Office refused to grant a software patent on the concept of automatically…

European Software Patents on
Smart Cards
Caching security information of a smart card: technical

The European Patent Office refused to grant a software patent for a security token cache. Here are…

European Software Patents on
Programming
Programming, modelling, new programming languages: non-technical

The European Patent Office refused to grant a software patent for programming, modelling and new…

European Software Patents on
Programming
Parallel processing constructs: non-technical

The European Patent Office refused to grant a software patent for programming language constructs.…

European Software Patents on
Mobile Phones / Apps
Only technical features can establish an inventive step (Comvik approach)

This is one of the landmark decisions when it comes to the patentability of software. The EPO Board…