The BNA’s Electronic Commerce & Law report predicts a fresh look at Software Patents.
Experts are of the view that US Patent law is stiffling innovation and driving up costs through excessive litigation. Some of the cases which will be argued during the year are expected to result in major changes in patent law in US.
In the EU countries, a “Uniform patent” structure is expected to emerge during 2013.
Computer technologists are expected to continue their fight against Software patents as reducing opportunities of innovation. The developments appear interesting to follow.
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