eWeek: American-Style Patents Won't Cross the Pond to EU
Jul 07, 2005, 19:45 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]
"The European Parliament overwhelmingly rejected the European
Union's controversial IT patenting proposal on Wednesday, but what
will that decision mean for business and open-source?
"The European patent efforts had been intended to standardize
the EU member states' laws on the patentability of IT-related
inventions, especially software..."