ZDNet UK: Patent Directive Faces Fishy Future
Dec 13, 2004, 14:30 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ingrid Marson)
"A controversial EU directive that opponents fear would allow
software patenting within Europe could be passed without vote or
debate before Christmas.
"The EU Council had been expected to postpone a crucial decision
on the the Computer-Implemented Inventions Directive until the New