This portal deals factually with the topic of ” software patents “, in particular artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, Internet of Things, VR, standard-essential patents in the mobile communications sector, communication protocols and generally information technology and communications technology. Specifically, the question is dealt with under which conditions software can be patented and how one can effectively protect oneself against third-party property rights. The focus is on both the  protection of (software) innovation  and the revocation of pure software patents.

The founder and one of the authors of this website is Dr. Jochen Reich, owner of the  Reich-IP law firm , one of the few patent attorneys in Germany with a doctorate in computer science. Among other things, he is head of  the “Patents” working group of  the Society for Computer Science.