The first software patent

The patent system applied to the software industry has always generated many debates in the latest years, about whether or not a software should be patentable.

For our “Patents world” section, this week we would like to offer an interesting and enjoyable video documentary developed by filmmaker and photographer David Friedman for PBS, presenting the story of Martin Goetz, the man who got the very first patent in 1968, granted by the USPTO.

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