Software, E-Commerce and Business Methods
The expansion of the Internet and e-commerce has led to many innovations in the way business is conducted, especially through the use of advances in software. While there has been vigorous public debate about whether patent protection should be applied to software, the fact remains that software can be patented.
Our attorneys have experience with a large assortment of software technologies and know how to protect software innovations. Most of our patent attorneys also have substantial experience in the court room, so we know how to get our clients useful patents that stand up to the rigorous scrutiny of litigation. Since we represent clients ranging from retail electronics giants to small and emerging companies, our attorneys pride ourselves in providing clients with both informed and efficient patent prosecution services.
Examples of technologies that we are familiar with include:
- Algorithmic and Financial Trading
- Database Design
- Data Security and Storage
- Digital Communication Protocols
- Digital Media Delivery
- Electronic Payment Solutions
- Graphical User Interface
- Internet and Web-based Applications
- Network architecture, routing and optimization
- Real-time Operating Systems
- Signature Recognition
- Web Analytics