"The mayor of German city Munich has welcomed the EU Council's
failure to ratify a directive that could allow the widespread
patenting of software in Europe, as the city had been concerned
that software patents could scupper its plans to migrate to
"The European Council had been scheduled to adopt the Computer
Implemented Inventions Directive at a meeting on Tuesday
Some of the products that appear on this site are from companies from which QuinStreet receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site including, for example, the order in which they appear. QuinStreet does not include all companies or all types of products available in the marketplace.