T 0977/17—Patenting the prediction of future user purchases?

This is an examination appeal around EP 2 776 993 “METHOD FOR PROCESSING AN ELECTRONIC PAYMENT CERTIFICATE”. The applicant is Otto Group Solution Provider GmbH, a German IT service provider for companies in omnichannel retail, logistics and e-commerce. The invention concerns the systematic storing and analyzing of electronic and printed payment certificates which document purchases … Continue reading T 0977/17—Patenting the prediction of future user purchases?