Linux Magazine: The Trouble with Software Patents
Sep 29, 2005, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mark Webbink)
"While the Computer-Implemented Inventions directive--the
so-called 'software patent' directive--was recently rejected by the
European Parliament, it's not too soon to reflect both on what
happened and what still lies in store for software developers in
"First, a little history on software patents in Europe..."