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Can Software be Patented in India?

In the background of the Apple-Samsung patent dispute, Judge Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals expressed his disdain for software patents and its adverse effect on innovation. In this context, it might be worthwhile to examine the issue of software patents in India, especially its legislative history and status

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Patent Wars: Consumers Are The Real Victims

The patent wars between different smartphone and tablet manufacturers (Apple, Samsung, Motorola, Google in particular) are well underway. What’s interesting however, is the global impact of such litigation and the consumer market across the world. In the United States One may recall the order of a U.S.

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Acquiring Patents for the Sake of Innovation

Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility could spur the organic evolution of the Android ecosystem without fear of patent litigation. When news trickled in that Google has completed its acquisition of Motorola Mobility for approximately  $12.5 billion, those familiar with contemporary software patent disputes were not surprised. The telecom industry