Of course, an invention needs to be “novel” to be patentable. But does any difference over the prior art do the trick? Or does there have to be a technically relevant difference? In this podcast, Bastian Best sat down with Patrick Heckeler to discuss a recent EPO decision involving that question.
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.