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08.19.11

Polish EU Presidency Still Helps American Multinationals Bring Patent Monopolies to Europe

Posted in America, Europe, Patents at 6:01 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Summary: Bad news from Warsaw, which helps bring the US-style patent system into Europe

SEVERAL weeks ago we showed that some Polish politicians were doing a disservice to their country and to their continent too. Just to give a quick update on this, things are not improving as the push for a potential back door to software patents is being centralised around Warsaw:

“The Future Unified Patent Litigation System in the EU” is a one-day conference which is to be held in Warsaw within the framework of the Polish EU Presidency on 23 September 2011. According to the conference website, the basics are as follows…

[...]

The one-day conference will consist of three panels, in which judges, legal practitioners, academic experts and users of the patent system will be invited to give their perspectives on the following issues:

* The draft agreement on the Unified Patent Court: Effectiveness and flexibility

* Overall architecture of the future Unified Patent Court

* Conformity of the new patent system with the EU Treaties

This needs to be stopped. It’s an ocean of euphemisms that they use to disguise a very bad idea and override the constitution.

This is not the fault of Poland. It the fault of few greedy politicians.

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