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History of software patents 2


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History of software patents 2

  1. 1. Software Patents<br />By Alicia Murray<br />
  2. 2. Not all Bad: An Historic Perspective on software patents by Martin Campbell-Kelly<br /> retrieved 10/02/2011<br />
  3. 3. The three main issues<br />Software patents are no different from any other technologies and the patent system has to adapt to the new technologies.<br />Software patents are the best way of companies and inventors to protect their product.<br /> <br />Patents help to with the creative flow and aid in the growth of the industry.<br />(Campbell-Kelly 2005)<br />
  4. 4. Main Point 1example<br />Sholes & Glidden Typewriter, 1874<br />(officemuseum.comretrived 10/03/2011)<br />
  5. 5. Main Point 2 (Protection)<br />Trade Secrets<br />&<br />Copyright<br />
  6. 6. Main Point 3 (Landmark patent decisions)<br />Gottschalk v. Benson in 1972 <br />&<br />Diamond v. Diehr in 1981 <br />
  7. 7. The great patent debate!! <br /> retrieved 10/2/2011<br />
  8. 8. Most Recent Software patent Debate<br />Computer History Museum<br />The Link to the debate: Retrieved 10/02/2011<br />
  9. 9. Do software patent stifle or promote creativity?<br />
  10. 10. retrieved 10/02/2011<br />
  11. 11. . <br />In Conclusion<br />