Software patent

Known as: Patents for computer-related inventions, Patentability of computer-related inventions, Patentability of computer software 
A suggested definition of software patent has been proposed by the Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure (FFII) as being a "patent on any… (More)
Wikipedia

Topic mentions per year

Topic mentions per year

1967-2016
05101519672016

Papers overview

Semantic Scholar uses AI to extract papers important to this topic.
Review
2009
Review
2009
  • RIETI
  • 2009
In Japan, the software patent system has been reformed and now software has become a patentable subject matter. In this paper… (More)
  • table 1
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
Is this relevant?
2007
2007
The impact of stronger intellectual property rights in the software industry is controversial. One means by which patents can… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
  • figure 5
Is this relevant?
2007
2007
Many software patents have become known by simply reading the patents in the patent databases. This is, however, a Gargantuan… (More)
  • figure 1
  • table 1
  • table 2
  • table 3
Is this relevant?
2006
2006
We investigate the value creation or destruction associated with the introduction of software patents in the United States in two… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • table 1
  • table 2
  • table 3
Is this relevant?
2006
2006
  • Jan A. Bergstraa, Paul Klintc
  • 2006
So-called “trivial” software patents undermine the patenting system and are detrimental for innovation. In this paper we use a… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
  • figure 5
Is this relevant?
2006
2006
It was never the object of patent laws to grant a monopoly for every trifling device, every shadow of a shade of an idea, which… (More)
  • table 1
  • table 2
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
U.S. legal changes have made it easier to obtain patents on inventions that use software. Software patents have grown rapidly and… (More)
  • table 1
  • table 4
  • table 5
  • table 6
  • table 7
Is this relevant?
2004
2004
Thanks to Peter Bessen of May8Software for providing a software agent to acquire our patent database and Annette Fratantaro for… (More)
  • table 1
Is this relevant?
2004
2004
This paper examines the issue on whether or not software should be patented, particularly in Europe where standards for software… (More)
Is this relevant?
2004
2004
A profusion of new software patents on Internet business methods puts our notions of intellectual property to the biggest test… (More)
  • table 1
Is this relevant?