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11 Cybaris Intell. Prop. L. Rev. 1 (2020)

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                   CYBARIS®, AN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW REVIEW               1


 CAN AN IMPROVED DISCLOSURE MECHANISM MODERATE ALGORITHM-BASED
             SOFTWARE PATENTABILITY IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST?

                                BY VINICIUS SALA1

                             TABLE OF CONTENTS


I. IN TRO D U CTIO N   .......................................................................................................................  2
       A . O U R  R O A DM A P  .......................................................................................................... . 2
II. T HE  P A TE N T  S Y STEM   ................................................................................................................... 5
       A . SOCIAL  BARGAINING  SCHEM E ....................................................................................  5
       B. EMERGING COMPUTER TECHNOLOGIES ............................................................................ 5
       C . E CON OM IC  B A SIS .........................................................................................................   6
III. DISCLOSURE: A FOUNDATION FOR THE PATENT SYSTEM SOCIAL BARGAIN ................................. 9
      A. A DEFINITION OF EFFECTIVE DISCLOSURE UNDER THE SUFFICIENCY CRITERIA .............. 11
IV. TACKLING DISCLOSURE GAPS WITHIN THE PATENT SYSTEM: SOME SUGGESTIONS ................ 19
      A. STRATEGY #1: SEPARATING THE LEGAL FROM THE TECHNICAL .................................. 20
      B. STRATEGY #2: AN ENHANCED PRIOR ART DISCLOSURE PROCESS .............................. 21
      C. STRATEGY #3: WITHHOLDING STATUTORY PRESUMPTION OF VALIDITY ......................... 22
      D. STRATEGY #4: APPLYING REPRESENTATIONAL LANGUAGES ..................................... 22
      E. STRATEGY #5: A  DEPOSITORY  M ECHANISM   ................................................................ 23
      F. SYNTHESIZING  THE  STRATEGIES .................................................................................  24
V . THE  C URRENT  LANDSCAPE  ....................................................................................................   25
V I. P ROPO SIN G  A  D IALO G UE  ........................................................................................................... 29
V II. C O N C L U SIO N   ........................................................................................................................... 32











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