EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal decision G 1/19 (Simulations)
The EPO has issued its eagerly-awaited decision on G1/19, which deals with inventive step in inventions based on simulations read it here.
Fintech With Jonathan Midgley
We catch up with Jonathan Midgley for his expert opinion on patents surrounding the new technologies used in financial services and related areas, such as banking and insurance.
What Patents Already Exist In FinTech?
While the FinTech sector is sometimes defined extremely broadly, the label is used most commonly in relation to banking IT infrastructure, with enabling technology areas including data & analytics, Internet-of-Things (IoT), mobile platforms, security
The patentability of computer implemented simulations
Methods for performing mental acts and computer programs are not considered inventions under the European Patent Convention (EPC) and are excluded from patentability.
Obstacles in patenting AI Technology
Although there are often misconceptions about it, AI has the potential to be protected like all other areas of technology innovation.