Article on «Limitations on Patentability for Medical Devices»

It is well known that medical methods are excluded from patentability in many countries, including Switzerland, as well as under the European Patent Convention, whereas medical devices are patentable. Often it is as simple as that, but not always. Read more in the two-part article by Axel Remde, Alfred Köpf and Christian Ebner.

Part 1 (PDF) / Part 2 (PDF)