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May 15, 2017
Software Patents: Prohibited under Indian law but granted in spiritAt present, the Indian Patents Act and the CRI Guidelines prohibit patents on software. However, software patents have in fact been granted recently by Indian Patent Offices to companies like Google, Apple and Facebook.
Feb 23, 2016
India says no to software patents, here's what this meansAs compared to the liberal approach taken by the previous patent guidelines, these guidelines greatly limit the scope of software patents.
Feb 23, 2016
India's patent office says no to software patents, but copyrights still validThe Government and Patent office issue guidelines that effectively say no to software patents. Patents will still be granted, but under very stringent guidelines.
Dec 09, 2013
Court case could mean 'death' of software patentsThe Supreme Court decided Friday to hear an appeal of a lower court decision that a federal judge called the "death" of software patents...
Aug 30, 2013
New Zealand government bans software patentsThe New Zealand government has now passed a new patent bill that does not allow software developers to monopolise specific designs and concepts....