Join Dana Robinson for an in-depth discussion in this video Patenting software and applications, part of Intellectual Property Fundamentals.
…In the age of high tech, many of the patents…that are coming out these days that are essentially around software.…So, the question people tend to ask is, can I patent my new mobile App, can I…patent the software that I've created, can I patent…this method of doing something that uses computer software.…And the answer is yes.…In most cases the patent will go through if…you can tie the method to a computer system.…The idea is that in the old days machinery would be unique,…and novel and, and would do a function that we could see physically.…
With computer technology it's a little more difficult, but the same rules apply.…If you can describe that you have an idea that has utility, that uses a…computer as this device, and it's novel and…not obvious, then you can patent computer software.…It's a, a growing field.…There are millions of patents that revolve around this kind of technology.…And more and more, the patents that…are being issued are, are narrower and narrower.…Because there are more and more people inventing in the field of high tech.…
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- What is intellectual property?
- What is a copyright?
- How long do copyrights last?
- Trademarking your brand
- Trademark infringement
- Patenting your ideas
- Defending trade secrets<br><br>
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