Week´s news headlines – may. 6th 2016

Canada: The Potential Impact Of Brown v. Canada On Ownership Of Intellectual Property By Employers Most employers, especially those who are active in research and development, as a matter of practice have employees sign agreements that specify the obligations of the employee to disclose inventions to the employer and ensure that intellectual property developed by […]

Federal appeals court rules software may not be patentable

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Friday ruled that an abstract idea is not patentable simply because it is tied to a computer system. Analysts say the ruling could have severe implications on software and business method patents. In the case, CLS Bank v. Alice Corporation, plaintiff Alice’s four software patents, […]