New Zealand Makes Software Unpatentable

By Deane Barker on July 15, 2010

New Zealand bans software patents: I wonder if this decision will cascade outwards.  Could this be the first domino in a long line?

New Zealand is passing a law which makes most software unpatentable. The only exception, added yesterday in an amendment, is to allow patents on inventions that contain embedded software.

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