||The economy of Taiwan grows fast in the last few years. The traditional industry moves overseas because of the factors of the cost, environment issue...etc. Moreover, people want better quality of living that makes the technology and the high-technology industry of Taiwan improve fast. In the past, the tradition industry focuses on visible property, for example: land, factory buildings and machines. The high-technology industry emphasizes the property that is invisible called “Intellectual Property Rights”. It is included interary property rights, patent rights, trademark right, opening secrets, and IC. It not only supports the development of the high-technology and competition in marketing but also brings in a large amount of license fees.|
On the other hand, compare with other industries, the environment of the computer software industry is different from others’ so that it has to face different problems. However, the copies of the computer software prevail nowadays. How to protect computer software has been an important issue. Therefore, the companies of the computer software industry have to increase their own competition ability and even stop their opponents to enter the markets. It is necessary to acquire the computer software patent. The way to acquire the patent of the software depends on the quality of the technique and knowing the patent law opinions of the patent examiners and how they examine the patent applications. There is a probe into the opinion of the patent examination system to software patent in this article and the way of gathering and analyzing real cases is used.
In conclusion, computer software patent is” a technique of using computer software”. It is an invention that fit the patent laws of our country and the rules of examination of patent. The techniques of computer software inventions combine the business models and the related techniques of computer software. Therefore,
In this article, the related law rules of intellectual property rights, the allowed computer software patents and the related documents about computer software are standers for patent protection. Those are the basic reference materials that provide related industries ways of protection after computer software invented. Hopefully, the research can clear out the related problems that the computer software applicants might face.