The patenting of software in Europe is complicated. European IP law allows for the patenting of software inventions that involves the use of a computer, so-called computer implemented inventions. Examples of patentable software are the software in ABS brakes, intelligent shoes, thinking washing machines, digital switchboards and the likes.

At Plougmann & Vingtoft, we have consultants with high expertise and experience within the technical fields of computer science and software, and they are well-equipped to guide you in the complicated IPR-processes.

You can contact one of our IPR-experts listed below for more information on patenting of software or fill out this contact form with your enquiry and we will get back to you as soon as possible.