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A very brief introduction to software patents presented at SHiFT on September 29, 2006 in Lisbon.

A very brief introduction to software patents presented at SHiFT on September 29, 2006 in Lisbon.

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    • 1. PATENTS & SOFTWARE
    • 2. a very unsexy su.b.je.ct
    • 3. the truth
        • NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH
    • 4. 3
      • How many of you have ever earned money from a granted patent?
    • 5.
        • ?
    • 6. we love
        • code
    • 7. CODE
      • LANGUAGE
      • LITERATURE
      • MATHEMATICS
      • CULTURE
    • 8. CODE
        • NOT A MACHINE
    • 9. THE REALITY PART 1
      • CODE = SOFTWARE
    • 10. THE REALITY PART 2
      • SOFTWARE IS not PHYSICAL
    • 11. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COPYRIGHT INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY LITERATURE SCIENTIFIC ART MUSIC DESIGN PATENTS TRADEMARKS TRADE SECRET life+70 YRS.  5 x 5 YRS. 20 YRS (+5) 10 YRS * X FORM FORM SOLUTION BRAND ******
    • 12. WHY
        • DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SOFTWARE PATENTS?
    • 13. FACT 1
        • SOFTWARE IS PATENTABLE IN THE US
    • 14. FACT 2
        • SOFTWARE IS not PATENTABLE IN EP-land
        • EPC art. 56
    • 15. patent à la mac OS X
        • patent noun |ˈpatnt| 1 a government authority to an individual or organization conferring a right or title, esp. the sole right to make, use, or sell some invention : he took out a patent for an improved steam hammer. [ORIGIN: Compare with letters patent . ] 2 short for patent leather .
    • 16. patent
        • a title issued by a governmental entity that entitles the owner to a geographically and time limited monopoly
    • 17. http://www.wipo.int/freepublications/ en/patents/485/wipo_pub_485.pdf
    • 18. EPC Article 52 (1) patentable inventions
      • NEW
      • INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION
      • INVOLVE AN INVENTIVE STEP
    • 19. inventive step source: http://www.wipo.int/freepublications/en/patents/485/wipo_pub_485.pdf
    • 20. EPC Article 52 (2) exclusions
      • DISCOVERIES, SCIENTIFIC THEORIES AND MATHEMATICAL METHODS
      • AESTHETIC CREATIONS
      • SCHEMES, RULES AND METHODS FOR PERFORMING MENTAL ACTS, PLAYING GAMES OR DOING BUSINESS, AND PROGRAMS FOR COMPUTERS
    • 21. PATENT PATHS APPLICATION EXAM GRANT ADMIN Euro-PCT RO EP CH CH CH EP CH EP PCT
    • 22. COSTS 0 20'000 40000 60000 80000 100000 120000 Frs CH EP PCT PA, TRANSLATIONS ANNUITIES (10 YRS.) REGIONAL GRANT EXAM SEARCH DESIGNATION APPLICATION
    • 23. BECAUSE
        • EXIST
        • ENFORCABLE
        • PART OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN
        • PART OF THE STATE OF THE ART
    • 24. how much code is in the public domain?
    • 25. Public domain
      • Open source
      • Publications
      • Expired patent applications
    • 26. STATE OF THE ART
        • INCLUDES ALL PUBLICATIONS IN ANY LANGUAGE AVAILABLE UP TO THE FILING DATE
    • 27. PATENT DATABASES http://www.delphion.com/research/ http://www.questel.orbit.com/en/index.htm DEPATIS net http://ep.espacenet.com/
    • 28. +
      • http://osapa.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
      • http://www.openinventionnetwork.com/
      • www.wikipatents.com
      • +
    • 29. google patents
    • 30. advanced search mask
    • 31. ECLA
    • 32. prior art
    • 33. thank you
        • http://www.uncondition.blogspot.com/
        • the office
        • http://dannie.wordpress.com/
        • the next
        • skype: tensoriana

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