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Thinking about design patents

Interesting piece at Tech.Pinions today looking at the purpose of design patents and the Apple V Samsung decision.  While the article is a bit thin on patent law, it is an interesting take on the strategy behind Apple  enforcing the design patents: The goal again of these “rounded corners” is to maintain a unique, consistent, [&hellip

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Patentability of software patent claims

Those looking to wittle away at the patentability of software patents, a recent decision by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC), Bancorp Services v. Sun Life states that, To salvage an otherwise patent-ineligible process, a computer must be integral to the claimed invention, facilitating the process in a way that a person making [&hellip

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