08.06.17

Software Patents and the Unified Patent Court (Talk From Friday)

Posted in Europe, Patents at 7:43 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Summary: Have we silently lost the battle against software patents in Europe?


Abstract: In July 2005, after several failed attempts to legalise software patents in Europe, the patent establishment changed its strategy. Instead of explicitly seeking to sanction the patentability of software, they are now seeking to create a central European patent court, which would establish and enforce patentability rules in their favor, without any possibility of correction by competing courts or democratically elected legislators.

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