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UK High Court Decision on Business Method Patent
« on: Aug 4th, 2005, 9:24am »
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In rejecting two patent applications on the basis that the applicant was attempting to patent a business method (a statutory exclusion under the EPC and in the UK) Peter Prescott QC sitting as a deputy judge on the UK High Court discusses in remarkable detail the issue of what is an invention under UK patent law.  
 
http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Patents/2005/1589.html
 
His discussion of software patents is among the most well-informed and comprehensive that you will find anywhere. A MUST READ for anyone interested in patenting software in the UK.
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Re: UK High Court Decision on Business Method Pate
« Reply #1 on: Aug 11th, 2007, 4:20pm »
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Very interesting.  I am surprised I haven't seen this before.  Thanks for the information.
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