News: Software Patents in Europe

Posted by: Brieseon 2003/9/9 7:23:13 3877 reads
For the last few years the European Patent Office (EPO) has, contrary to the letter and spirit of the existing law, granted more than 30000 patents on computer-implemented rules of organisation and calculation (programs for computers). Now Europe's patent movement is pressing to consolidate this practise by writing a new law. Europe's programmers and citizens are facing considerable risks.

more information: swpat.ffii.org

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