Mr Ho Yeon Lee

Ho Yeon Lee


Intellectual Property

Patent protection of computer program inventions
South Korea | 26 September 2016

Software inventions have traditionally been a hot topic in many jurisdictions, with some fundamental questions frequently raised and debated (eg, the eligibility of these inventions). South Korea is no exception. In particular, there have been various discussions regarding the scope of patentable subject matter and protection for software inventions (particularly regarding the online transmission of computer programs used in working software inventions).