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Is possible to patent a trading algorithm (indicator)

It might be patentable in the U.S. but it would take very careful claiming to not be considered abstract. Unlike much of the rest of the world, a patent does not need to be "a technical solution ...
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Is possible to patent a trading algorithm (indicator)

As George White stated with the same question on the Law SE site, it is very tricky to get an algorithm based patent. To get one with any real protection probably requires an accomplished patent ...
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I want to know if I can patent such algorithm?

I agree with George White. I have several algorithm based patents. In all cases, they patent the application of a novel algorithm to solving a very specific problem (analysis of real time PCR results)....
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Can I patent a calculation method or application, that uses previously undefined variables?

What you are asking about is patentability of software or algorithms. This is a tricky subject and there have been recent court decisions that have impacted this. I am not a lawyer but I do have a ...
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Which tools works for patents analytics?

One resource I've found is the WIPO Manual on Open Source Patent Analytics. From its introduction: This book provides a practical guide to free and open source software tools for patent analytics. ...
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Can I patent code that is pushed to Github?

If you are applying in Europe via the EPO you have to contend with their definition of “made available to the public.” In section G IV we find 6.4 Internet disclosures As a matter of principle, ...
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In India, why can't we patent an Algorithm?

Your question is best thought of as: why is a process usually patentable (if innovative and nonobvious and meeting several other conditions) but an algorithm never is? This question is especially ...
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Is one drawing enough for a business process patent for software algorithm?

Disclaimer: the following is just personal opinion. Always talk to your attorney for professional legal advices. You should read through all the claims and check if the specification & diagram ...
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How can a dating site like OkCupid patent a matching system

The link explained their system but did not contain the claims of a patent application so it is hard to evaluate the possibility if patenting. A quick search didn’t turn up any granted patent or ...
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In India, why can't we patent an Algorithm?

I am not a lawyer and do not know the IP laws in India. However, algorithms are generally considered abstract and not patentable. The application of a novel algorithm to solving a tangible problem ...
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Can I patent code that is pushed to Github?

In general code itself is protected by copyright not patents. However, you may potentially get a patent on an algorithm as applied to specific task or problem. The mathematical algorithm by itself ...
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Is possible to patent a trading algorithm (indicator)

You cannot patent the process or the indicator in Europe. Neither one of those solves a technical problem, which is one of the requirements for an invention to be patentable, namely inventiveness or ...
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I want to know if I can patent such algorithm?

It is possible but it would need to be applied to some useful end. Using the terms algorithm and mathematical law in the text of a patent application would liking get it rejected out of hand unless ...
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