IT-Director: Shoring Up Rights to Technology Inventions--EU Style
May 09, 2005, 01:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"It appears that the ability to patent computer implemented
inventions is now even the source of a minor conflict between the
EU Commission and the EU Parliament. This conflict highlights the
growing dispute over the right to patent computer software.
"The EU Commission is seeking to harmonise protection for
computer implemented inventions, which are currently subject to a
range of protection anomalies across the EU Nation States..."