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#3 Patenting database technology: EPO guidelines updat‪e‬ The Best Practice

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What types of inventions in database technology are patentable in Europe? The EPO guidelines will be updated on 1 March 2021 with a new section specifically on database management systems and information retrieval. In this episode I will walk you through the final draft of the new section to see how clear the guidance is.

Watch the video version on YouTube 👉 https://bastianbest.org/podcast

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LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

G-II, 3.6.4 "Database management systems and information retrieval" (Unedited English version for advance information): https://www.epo.org/law-practice/legal-texts/guidelines/guidelines-preview.html

The two BOA decisions cited in the new section:

T 1924/17: https://www.bardehle.com/europeansoftwarepatents/knowledge-base/using-a-nosql-data-store-and-an-rdbms-to-provide-performance-improvement-in-a-database-system-technical/

T 697/17: https://www.bardehle.com/europeansoftwarepatents/knowledge-base/sql-language-extensions-for-modifying-columns-in-a-single-statement-technical/

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THE EUROPEAN SOFTWARE PATENTS KNOWLEDGE BASE

Our mission is to provide the busy software patent enthusiast with concise and actionable summaries of virtually all EPO Board of Appeal decisions that concern computer-implemented inventions. NEW ENTRY EVERY TUESDAY: 

▶▶▶ http://www.europeansoftwarepatents.com ◀◀◀

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ABOUT ME

I’m Bastian Best, a European and German patent attorney who builds patent portfolios for digital innovations. People tell me I’m also an enthusiastic educator, speaker and workshop host. Sharing my knowledge is among my true passions. I work for a global clientele out of my hometown Munich, Germany.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bastianbest/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/bastianbest

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bastianbest/

BARDEHLE PAGENBERG: https://www.bardehle.com/team/detail/best-bastian.html

Personal website: http://bastianbest.org/



*** Needless to say that none of this is legal advice, right? ***

What types of inventions in database technology are patentable in Europe? The EPO guidelines will be updated on 1 March 2021 with a new section specifically on database management systems and information retrieval. In this episode I will walk you through the final draft of the new section to see how clear the guidance is.

Watch the video version on YouTube 👉 https://bastianbest.org/podcast

_______________________________

LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

G-II, 3.6.4 "Database management systems and information retrieval" (Unedited English version for advance information): https://www.epo.org/law-practice/legal-texts/guidelines/guidelines-preview.html

The two BOA decisions cited in the new section:

T 1924/17: https://www.bardehle.com/europeansoftwarepatents/knowledge-base/using-a-nosql-data-store-and-an-rdbms-to-provide-performance-improvement-in-a-database-system-technical/

T 697/17: https://www.bardehle.com/europeansoftwarepatents/knowledge-base/sql-language-extensions-for-modifying-columns-in-a-single-statement-technical/

____________________________________________

THE EUROPEAN SOFTWARE PATENTS KNOWLEDGE BASE

Our mission is to provide the busy software patent enthusiast with concise and actionable summaries of virtually all EPO Board of Appeal decisions that concern computer-implemented inventions. NEW ENTRY EVERY TUESDAY: 

▶▶▶ http://www.europeansoftwarepatents.com ◀◀◀

_____________________

MY PRIVATE EMAIL LIST

If you want the announcements and thoughts I don’t post publicly, such as private recordings of my talks and seminars, workshop materials, and the like, get on my private email list:

▶▶▶ http://bit.ly/TheBestPracticeList ◀◀◀

________

ABOUT ME

I’m Bastian Best, a European and German patent attorney who builds patent portfolios for digital innovations. People tell me I’m also an enthusiastic educator, speaker and workshop host. Sharing my knowledge is among my true passions. I work for a global clientele out of my hometown Munich, Germany.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bastianbest/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/bastianbest

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bastianbest/

BARDEHLE PAGENBERG: https://www.bardehle.com/team/detail/best-bastian.html

Personal website: http://bastianbest.org/



*** Needless to say that none of this is legal advice, right? ***

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