[linux-elitists] EU software patents
Tue Jun 17 14:56:47 PDT 2003
Feel like doing some patent cross-licensing before you start coding?
I haven't heard much about this today, but it looks like the EU is
heading towards software patentability in a speed-boat (or whatever
vehicle you use for such stupidity).
The Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament today voted
in favour of MP Arlene McCarthy's proposal for a new EU patent
directive (well, they approved of McCarthy's report on the subject).
The new patent directive may increase the scope of patentability for
The coalition the Greens has issued a statement claiming 'unlimited
patents will be disastrous for the European software industry and
and in Swedish chef style:
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