Q: Can I patent an idea or program I created ? I have shared this nation wide and state wide. I go to schools as well
In clinic, or school program that helps secretly get resources out on human trafficking. Program design to help keep individuals safe. After wrongful termination the clinic is still wanting to use my ideas.
A: It is not certain how long have your invention been public and other details. Computer programs themselves are mostly not patentable but in some cases they can be patentable (you can patent processes performed by the software). However, if your software is no longer novel, you will not be able to patent it anyway. And from your message it seems like there is missing novelty.
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