Welcome to EUROPEAN SOFTWARE PATENTS. Our mission is to provide the busy software patent enthusiast with concise and actionable summaries of virtually all EPO Board of Appeal decisions that concern computer-implemented inventions.
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About the editors
EUROPEAN SOFTWARE PATENTS is operated by European patent practitioners of BARDEHLE PAGENBERG with a passion for patents for software:
Patrick is a European patent attorney at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG. He specializes in software patents in Europe both from a prosecution and litigation point of view.
Maggie is a German and European patent attorney at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG. Her technical background is Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science.
Preston is a European patent attorney at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG. He handles patent applications in the field of electronics and communication technology, particularly hardware and software inventions related to wireless communication and entertainment devices.
Max is a computer scientist and patent attorney trainee at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG. Due to his technical background, he specializes in prosecuting and litigating software patents, in particular algorithm based inventions.