Software-related invention, Supreme Administrative Court (Naczelny Sąd Administracyjny), 19 March 2012
Kluwer Patent Blog
August 9, 2012
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The Polish Supreme Administrative Court invalidated a decision of the Polish Patent Office in which it refused to grant a patent for an invention related to digital electronics. The court held that the patentability requirements under Polish patent law, including the technical character of an invention, correspond to the patentability requirements specified in the European Patent Convention and the TRIPS Agreement, which should therefore be construed in the same way.
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