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ZDNet UK: EC: Software Is Not Patentable

May 25, 2006, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ingrid Marson)

"Software patent campaigners were shocked on Wednesday by an apparent change in stance towards software patents by the European Commission.

"The European Commission said last week that computer programs will be excluded from patentability in the upcoming Community Patent legislation, and that the European Patent Office will be bound by this law..."

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