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Patenting computer software
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • July 19 2007

It's supposed to be pretty clear that computer software cannot be patented in Europe: the Patents Act in the UK, and the European Patent Convention, both say unequivocally that a program for a computer as such cannot be the subject of a patent


NDCA grants new trial based on violation of entire market value rule
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • USA
  • January 25 2013

The NDCA in Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. v. A10 Networks, Inc., Case No. C 10-3428 PSG (N.D. Cal. January 10, 2013), ruled on post-trial


Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. et al v. Grokster, Ltd. et al
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2007

In an exhaustive 83-page opinion, the district court granted, in part, plaintiffs’ motion for a permanent injunction against StreamCast, the distributor of Morpheus peer-to-peer file sharing software


The general public licence of open source software is legally binding
  • Nabarro LLP
  • Germany
  • November 1 2007

A recent judgement of the District Court of Munich confirmed again that the General Public License (GPL) is valid in Germany and has to be obeyed when using Open Source Software


District court grants injunction in favor of Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2007

On October 16, 2007, the district court partially granted the plaintiffs’ motion for a permanent injunction against StreamCast, the operator and distributor of the Morpheus peer-to-peer system and software


European Court of First Instance upholds infringement findings against Microsoft
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union
  • October 30 2007

On 17 September 2007, the European Court of First Instance (“ECFI”) issued its judgment reviewing in detail, and substantively upholding, the European Commission’s 2004 decision which had imposed a fine of 497 million on Microsoft for two abuses of dominant position


Krueger v Tradeguider Systems, LLC, et al
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2007

Plaintiff was employed as CEO of defendant company


Technology litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • USA
  • March 13 2013

Intellectual assets, which include patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and marketable ideas and processes, can account for as much as 80


English court confirms claims to computer program claims are patentable subject matter
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • February 29 2008

The English High Court has now handed down a decision which moves the UK position on software claims back into line with that of the European Patent Office (EPO) and other mainland European Agencies


Reassurance that patenting of computer-implemented inventions is possible
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 14 2008

In October 2006 the UK Court of Appeal clarified the scope of the exclusions from patentability (including that of computer programs) to a large extent in the decision of AerotelMacrossan which laid down a four-stage test for patentability