Big companies such as Google are actively expanding their worldwide patent portfolios, often through aggressive, highly-valued acquisitions. However, worldwide legal systems are struggling with how to deal with the patentability of much of the software these big companies (and their acquisition targets) are developing. This article reviews the worldwide requirements on patenting software, with a focus on the United States, Europe, Japan, China, and India.
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Availability of Software Patents in the US, Europe, Japan, China and India