Chris de Villiers
5:00
Jun 10, 2009

Software patents update

The pace of change in the field of software and business method patents is rapid.

3:50
Apr 14, 2009

Software patents: where to from here?

Local firms involved in producing new software must educate themselves about patents.

4:20
Mar 31, 2009

Patented vs open source in SA

Conflicting government policies see support for both the patenting of technology and the use of open source software.

5:20
Mar 17, 2009

Comparing US, European patent law

It is easier to obtain patent protection for computer software inventions in the US.

5:10
Mar 3, 2009

How US, Europe deal with software patents

The software patent law situation in the US changed dramatically in 1998.

4:00
Feb 10, 2009

Can software be patented in SA?

The South African Patents Act specifically excludes certain subject matter from being patentable.

4:20

Software: copyright or patents?

Copyrights and patents differ in the domain of software.

3:50
Jan 13, 2009

Software and patents: clearing the air

Should software be patented, or free to the public?