The IP protection for software developers is not as strong as it should be in the U.S., but this does not seem to be stopping the development.
While court rulings may have slowed down, the first half of this calendar year has seen some big patent decisions play out in many national high courts.
Traditional searches can adapt by incorporating semantic tools to cover all the bases and ultimately reduce the chances of missing out on substantial prior-art.
As the world races to develop an effective vaccine to prevent the transmission of COVID-19, many discussions have surrounded the impact that patents will have on access to such treatment.
After 50 years, we still cannot help but ask ourselves if having an international application will be enough to lead to a patent in most jurisdictions.
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Saving money sounds like a good idea, but there are many horror stories about firms that have lost essential patent rights after missing a payment date.