Skip to main content
2 votes
Accepted

Would the inventor of the hashtag have been able to patent it and how?

programming languages are not patentable, since they are abstract ideas. To begin with, a programming language is not patent-eligible because it is not a machine or process (or other statutory class)....
bhuff36's user avatar
  • 775
1 vote

Would the inventor of the hashtag have been able to patent it and how?

It’s getting harder and harder to patent things can be reduced in a judges mind to an abstract core concept with “nothing more”. And easier to invalidate. Using special character to delimit a ...
George White's user avatar
  • 29.6k

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible