Patents Office rolls back guidelines allowing patenting for software, hailed as victory for startups

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Prasanth Sugathan was quoted in the article as saying, "The legislature by limiting the scope of patentable subject matter in the field of software wanted our software professionals and industry to innovate and not be stifled by companies holding a stockpile of patents.