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Check ace of 11:41, 16 May in 2010

Germany is part of the European union and is a signatory of the European patent Convention.

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Case law

(Lake: Case law in Germany)

Germany has a mixed history of rejecting and, more recently, upholding software of patent. Germany is a signatory of the European patent Convention, thus this case law wants Be influential in fruit juice of Europe.

Legislation

Patentable subject more weakly is defined by the below quoted part of this law: German original: Announcement of the revised version of the patent law, from the 16th of December, 1980 (English translations [?]: Google, bing translator)

(3) As inventions for the purposes of the paragraph 1 are not looked in particular:
1. Discoveries as well as scientific theories and mathematical methods;
2. aesthetic form creations;
3. Plans, rules and procedures for mental activities, for plays or for business activities as well as programmes for data-processing systems;
4. the reproduction of information.
(4) Paragraph 3 stands in the way of the patent ability only in this respect when is desired for the called objects or activities as such protection.

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