Posts Tagged: software engineering


A Guide to Patenting Software: Getting Started

Any good patent application that covers a software related invention will need to put forth three specific pieces of information. First, you need to describe the overall …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 14

The Software IP Detective: Infringement Detection in a Nutshell

When copying has occurred, much of the code may have changed by the time it’s examined due to the normal development process or to disguise the …
By Bob Zeidman
9 years ago 0

Software Patents and Murphy’s Law: Uncertainty is Where Patentability Resides

When embarking on a software development project it is critical to understand that in order to maximize the chance of obtaining a patent you need to approach …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 12

How to Patent Software in a Post Bilski Era

While it is true that the Federal Circuit has largely made "software" unpatentable, they did not prevent the patenting of a computer that accomplishes a certain defined …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 10

Is Software Patentable?

My position is that software must be patentable, or 500 years of patent laws make no sense. The reason that software must be patentable is that software can …
By Chuck Connell
11 years ago 50