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When is software patentable?

A common question. There are three basic hurdles to clear in order for an idea to be patentable. It must be: within an area of technology in which patents are permitted, new (i.e. different to that which was previously known) … Continue reading

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Why Didn’t Einstein Patent E=mc2?

After all, he worked in the Swiss Patent Office, so he would have known about patents and why they were advisable.  So why did he choose not to patent something which he knew would be of huge significance? Well, the … Continue reading

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