Digital patent infringement w/ Thomas Gniadek

Is it really so difficult to enforce digital patents? I sat down with my patent litigator friend Thomas Gniadek and learned a lot about digital patent infringement. Thomas shared several first-hand tips for how to prove that a software patent is infringed. Topics we...

Software patent without a device as carrier?

This question comes up frequently at manufacturing companies when they tap into machine learning and digitalization. The good news is: In Europe you can patent just the software part without a physical carrier, as I explain in my latest #askbastian video on YouTube....

Software patent claim wording – how critical is it?

“How important is it for the technicality assessment to have exact formulations in software patent applications?” Great question by Wieland Reis on YouTube. Here’s my answer: What’s your burning question about digital patents? Tell me in the...

Decentralized Finance Patents in Europe? (DeFi)

Can one patent DeFi in Europe? Well, you can’t patent the idea of providing financial services on public blockchains with smart contracts, because the fact that this enables financial transactions without a central regulatory entity is not a technical effect,...