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2 Answers | Asked in Patents (Intellectual Property) for Illinois on
Q: Good morning, I would like to ask you if software or algorithm can be patented. Thank you for your time.

We have developed a new solution that is related to the way in which a device is able to analyze the data.

Adrian Hocking
Adrian Hocking answered on Oct 12, 2021

In addition to the excellent previous answer, just also be aware that the patent laws in different countries/territories are not necessarily harmonised. Particularly where software is being protected, do consider at the outset where your markets downstream are likely to be, so that this can be... Read more »

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Q: Hi, I want to know if I could use the patent US20050149421A1for free in European Union as it has been abandoned. Thanks.
Adrian Hocking
Adrian Hocking answered on Oct 6, 2021

Kevin's answer below is spot on.

Just to add to it: From the Espacenet database (www.espacenet.com) operated and maintained by the European Patent Office, there does not appear to be any counterpart European patent or application. Therefore, judging by it's age, this particular...
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