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Allison Presents Paper on Software Patents

On November 16, 2012 Professor John Allison presented a paper entitled “Improving Software Patent Quality by Creating Tools to Estimate the Probability of Enablement" at a conference focused on “Fixing the Problems with Software Patents” hosted by Santa Clara University. Allison, one of the nation’s leading experts on software parents, emphasized the need for a clear definition of a software patent and presented a definition that he has developed.