Resource Types: software patent


In order to obtain a patent, a software invention must not fall under other non-patentable subject matter (for example, abstract ideas or mathematical theories) and has to fulfill the other substantive patentability criteria (for example, novelty, inventive step [non-obviousness] and industrial applicability [usefulness]). [Source:]


Preferred Labels

  • Softwarepatent (Deutsch)
  • brevet de logiciel (Français)
  • brevetto software (Italiano)
  • ohjelmistopatentti (Suomi)
  • patent de programari (Català)
  • patent za programsko opremo (Slovenščina)
  • patente de software (Español)
  • patentirani softver (Српски)
  • software patent (English)
  • softwarepatent (Nederlands)
  • yazılım patenti (Türkçe)
  • патент на программное обеспечение (Русский)
  • патентирани софтвер (Српски)
  • ソフトウェア特許 (日本語)
  • 软件著作权 (中文)

Alternate Labels

  • brevet logiciel (Français)
  • octrooi op software (Nederlands)
  • softverski patent (Српски)
  • софтверски патент (Српски)
  • 软件专利 (中文)

Broader Concepts