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The EPO has been granting [[Software Patents in Europe]] despite the law explicitly forbidding it. We wrote about the EPO in the following posts.
The EPO has been granting [[Software Patents in Europe]] despite the law explicitly forbidding it. We wrote about the EPO in the following posts.
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== 2013 ==
== 2013 ==
*[http://techrights.org/2013/03/31/unitary-patent-and-epo/ With Unitary Patent Scheme, EPO Pushes Hard for Software Patenting (More Leech Income)]
*[http://techrights.org/2013/03/31/unitary-patent-and-epo/ With Unitary Patent Scheme, EPO Pushes Hard for Software Patenting (More Leech Income)]
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== 2012 ==
== 2012 ==
*[http://techrights.org/2012/09/30/uspto-censorship/ EPO Decides to Listen to Anti-Patents Stance, USPTO Censors It]
*[http://techrights.org/2012/09/30/uspto-censorship/ EPO Decides to Listen to Anti-Patents Stance, USPTO Censors It]
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*[http://techrights.org/2012/03/01/google-fuels-the-epo/ Google Helps EPO Manage Monopolies, Unitary Patent Aided]
*[http://techrights.org/2012/03/01/google-fuels-the-epo/ Google Helps EPO Manage Monopolies, Unitary Patent Aided]
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*[http://techrights.org/2012/01/21/epo-advisory-board/ EPO Advisory Board Likes Patents]
*[http://techrights.org/2012/01/21/epo-advisory-board/ EPO Advisory Board Likes Patents]
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== 2011 ==
== 2011 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/12/28/support-for-software-patents-in-europe/ EPO and Other Lawyers-dominated Circles Push for Software Patenting]
*[http://techrights.org/2011/12/28/support-for-software-patents-in-europe/ EPO and Other Lawyers-dominated Circles Push for Software Patenting]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/08/12/epo-vs-uspto/ EPO More Popular/Responsive Than the USPTO]
*[http://techrights.org/2011/08/12/epo-vs-uspto/ EPO More Popular/Responsive Than the USPTO]
*[http://techrights.org/2011/10/07/epo-and-other-lobbyists/ EU Patent Failing to Materialise, But EPO and Politicians Begin to Overstep Their Line of Authority to Intervene]
*[http://techrights.org/2011/10/07/epo-and-other-lobbyists/ EU Patent Failing to Materialise, But EPO and Politicians Begin to Overstep Their Line of Authority to Intervene]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/06/07/fallacy-re-a-rise-in-patents/ EPO Thinks More Patent Business (Filings) is a Good Thing, US Commerce Secretary Realises it is Not]
*[http://techrights.org/2011/06/07/fallacy-re-a-rise-in-patents/ EPO Thinks More Patent Business (Filings) is a Good Thing, US Commerce Secretary Realises it is Not]
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== 2010 ==
== 2010 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/21/uspto-inspired-swpats-issue/ US Patent Colonisation: EPO Promotes Machine Translation, New Zealand Still Resistant]
*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/21/uspto-inspired-swpats-issue/ US Patent Colonisation: EPO Promotes Machine Translation, New Zealand Still Resistant]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/07/28/public-participation-uspto/ USPTO Wants Feedback About Post-Bilski Guidelines, EPO Might Let Monsanto Patent Life]
*[http://techrights.org/2010/07/28/public-participation-uspto/ USPTO Wants Feedback About Post-Bilski Guidelines, EPO Might Let Monsanto Patent Life]
*[http://techrights.org/2010/06/18/swpats-candidates-for-deletion/ Lessons to the UK-IPO and EPO, Courtesy of USPTO Failure]
*[http://techrights.org/2010/06/18/swpats-candidates-for-deletion/ Lessons to the UK-IPO and EPO, Courtesy of USPTO Failure]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/05/17/eboa-disappoints/ Backlash Against The European Patent Office (EPO), The Extended Board of Appeal (EBoA), and Trolls-Friendly Patent Systems]
*[http://techrights.org/2010/05/17/eboa-disappoints/ Backlash Against The European Patent Office (EPO), The Extended Board of Appeal (EBoA), and Trolls-Friendly Patent Systems]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/03/16/brainwash-from-bsa/ BSA Blames Lack of Patents for Europe Being ‘Behind’, EPO Loses €2 Million in Kaupthing Bankruptcy]
*[http://techrights.org/2010/03/16/brainwash-from-bsa/ BSA Blames Lack of Patents for Europe Being ‘Behind’, EPO Loses €2 Million in Kaupthing Bankruptcy]
*[http://techrights.org/2010/03/05/patents-on-hotdogs/ Patents Roundup: USPTO Grants Patents on Hotdogs and Harbours Pyramid Schemes, EPO in Transition, and Apple Turns Nasty]
*[http://techrights.org/2010/03/05/patents-on-hotdogs/ Patents Roundup: USPTO Grants Patents on Hotdogs and Harbours Pyramid Schemes, EPO in Transition, and Apple Turns Nasty]
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== 2009 ==
== 2009 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2009/05/08/alison-brimelow-to-leave-epo/ Goodbye, Alison Brimelow (EPO President)]
*[http://techrights.org/2009/05/08/alison-brimelow-to-leave-epo/ Goodbye, Alison Brimelow (EPO President)]
*[http://techrights.org/2009/03/17/epo-selling-out-swpats/ Is the EPO Selling Out to Microsoft?]
*[http://techrights.org/2009/03/17/epo-selling-out-swpats/ Is the EPO Selling Out to Microsoft?]
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*[http://techrights.org/2009/04/20/microsoft-csiro-patent-hawk/ Patents Roundup: Microsoft, CSIRO, Patent Hawk, and “Corrupt, Malicious” EPO]
*[http://techrights.org/2009/04/20/microsoft-csiro-patent-hawk/ Patents Roundup: Microsoft, CSIRO, Patent Hawk, and “Corrupt, Malicious” EPO]
*[http://techrights.org/2009/03/20/community-patent-back-door-epo/ European Patent Office Continues March for Software Patents]
*[http://techrights.org/2009/03/20/community-patent-back-door-epo/ European Patent Office Continues March for Software Patents]
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== 2008 ==
== 2008 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2008/11/14/enlarged-board-of-appeal-epo/ Alison Brimelow (EPO) Criticised for Referral to Enlarged Board of Appeal]
*[http://techrights.org/2008/11/14/enlarged-board-of-appeal-epo/ Alison Brimelow (EPO) Criticised for Referral to Enlarged Board of Appeal]
*[http://techrights.org/2008/11/01/patent-problems-overview/ Patent Problems: Google Unresolved, Bilski Resolved, EPO to be Resolved?]
*[http://techrights.org/2008/11/01/patent-problems-overview/ Patent Problems: Google Unresolved, Bilski Resolved, EPO to be Resolved?]
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*[http://techrights.org/2008/09/19/epo-crisis/ The EPO Crisis and Microsoft’s Patent Trolls]
*[http://techrights.org/2008/09/19/epo-crisis/ The EPO Crisis and Microsoft’s Patent Trolls]
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*[http://techrights.org/2008/04/10/epo-patent-numbers-decrease/ Patents Roundup: EPO Patent Numbers Decrease; Bilski Revisited]
*[http://techrights.org/2008/04/10/epo-patent-numbers-decrease/ Patents Roundup: EPO Patent Numbers Decrease; Bilski Revisited]
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*[http://techrights.org/2008/02/06/epo-uspto-sad-state/ Software Patents Roundup: EPO, USPTO and Acacia]
*[http://techrights.org/2008/02/06/epo-uspto-sad-state/ Software Patents Roundup: EPO, USPTO and Acacia]

Revision as of 07:50, 29 May 2013

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