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== 2010 ==
== 2010 ==
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/05/oss-watch-whitewash/ OSS Watch Pretends That Microsoft’s Attacks on Free Software Do Not Exist]
 
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/14/brussels-coverage-upls/ “Kroes Was Quite Clueless About Software Patents and UPLS,” So the Commission Made a Microsoft Patent Deal Last Week]
 
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/15/swpat-developments-in-europe/ Patents Roundup: Commission Sells Out to Microsoft; Apple and RIM Sued by Gates-backed Kodak]
 
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/18/software-giants-vs-sharing/ Patents Roundup: Neelie Kroes and Microsoft Patents Revisited, Steve Ballmer Lobbies Obama on Patents, Apple Wants Linux Phones Embargoed (Using Patents)]
 
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/20/swpat-tax-inside-interoperability/ Microsoft Tries to Pollute Standards with Software Patents Where It is Illegal]
 
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/22/belgium-patent-trolls-stoa/ How Patent Trolls Harm Free Software and How the European Parliament Plans to Make the Trolls Even Stronger]
 
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/14/sap-pretense-ccia-trans-atlantic/ Patents Roundup: Escalations in Europe, SAP Pretense, CCIA Goes Wrong, and IETF Opens Up]
 
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/19/america-europe-asia-swpat/ Patents Roundup: America, Europe and Asia Share a Problem with Software Patents]
 
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/20/microsoft-pr-for-eu-swpat/ Microsoft and Its Front Group, Association for Competitive Technology (ACT), Organise Software Patents Lobby Events in Europe]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/04/16/orion-on-swpat-hartmut-pilch-on-ecj/ EU Patent System Overrides European Court of Justice]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/04/23/contradicting-epo-rules/ USPTO Starts Rejecting Software Patents While Germany Mistakenly Overrides the Law and Approves Microsoft’s]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/04/27/klaus-heiner-lehne-and-swpats/ Why Klaus-Heiner Lehne Lobbies for Software Patents (Money of Course)]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/05/07/ipmentor-and-michel-barnier-obstacle/ ‘IP’ People Want to Add Software Patents to New Zealand and Europe]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/05/07/canonical-disclosure-h264-video/ Canonical Needs to Tell Ubuntu Users How Much It Paid MPEG-LA for Patent ‘Protection’]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/05/12/jerzy-buzek-on-swpats-trips/ Patents Shred Europe’s Democracy to Pieces]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/05/17/ffii-and-esp-on-eboa/ FFII and End Software Patents (ESP) Respond to Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBoA) Regarding Software Patentability]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/05/19/germany-software-patents-ruling/ Siemens Betrays Germans by Legalising Software Patents in Europe]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/05/21/eu-monopolies-on-algorithms/ Who to Blame for Germany’s Dangerous Decision Regarding Software Patents]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/06/08/novell-and-germany/ European Lesson About Novell’s Software Patents, Germany Seemingly Continues to Allow Software Patents]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/06/10/upls-deathbed/ UPLS is on the Rocks]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/08/13/epo-swpats-and-ecj/ “EPO Still Operating in a Vacuum”]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/08/23/advocate-general-and-upls/ EU: Advocate General on Community Patent and Software Patents Still at Stake]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/09/06/ecj-reworded-more-on-rand/ European Court of Justice Advocates General Says Pan-EU Patent Court Would Violate the Principles of EU Founding Treaties]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/09/11/europe-swpats-sovereignty/ European Patent Law is Being Abducted by Big Business and Patent Lawyers]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/10/26/microsofts-pressure-for-software-patents-in-europe-carries-on/ Microsoft’s Pressure for Software Patents in Europe Carries On]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/10/28/community-patent-and-barnier/ Michel Barnier Still Has an Agenda Hostile Towards European Software Developers]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/11/06/eu-system-unified-wrt-uspto/ Michel Barnier Still Confused, Spreading Misconception About Patents and ”Competitiveness“]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/11/12/open-door-to-uspto-eu-patent-scrapped/ EU Plan to Potentially Welcome Software Patents is Finally Defeated]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/11/28/innovation-union-and-timbl-on-frand/ New Push for Software Patents in Europe (Innovation Union) While UK’s Tim Berners-Lee Opposes (F)RAND]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/12/04/front-group-act-and-vincentvq/ Microsoft Lobbyists Are Still Duping EU Politicians for Software Patents to be Legalised]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/12/08/ficpi-secretary-general-on-spain/ Using Financial Blackmail to Convince Spain to Allow Software Patents to Enter Europe]
 
* [http://techrights.org/2010/12/13/excluding-italy-for-swpats/ McCreevy’s Successors Are Getting Their Way With Software Patents in Europe]
* [http://techrights.org/2010/12/13/excluding-italy-for-swpats/ McCreevy’s Successors Are Getting Their Way With Software Patents in Europe]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/12/08/ficpi-secretary-general-on-spain/ Using Financial Blackmail to Convince Spain to Allow Software Patents to Enter Europe]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/12/04/front-group-act-and-vincentvq/ Microsoft Lobbyists Are Still Duping EU Politicians for Software Patents to be Legalised]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/11/28/innovation-union-and-timbl-on-frand/ New Push for Software Patents in Europe (Innovation Union) While UK’s Tim Berners-Lee Opposes (F)RAND]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/11/12/open-door-to-uspto-eu-patent-scrapped/ EU Plan to Potentially Welcome Software Patents is Finally Defeated]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/11/06/eu-system-unified-wrt-uspto/ Michel Barnier Still Confused, Spreading Misconception About Patents and ”Competitiveness“]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/10/28/community-patent-and-barnier/ Michel Barnier Still Has an Agenda Hostile Towards European Software Developers]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/10/26/microsofts-pressure-for-software-patents-in-europe-carries-on/ Microsoft’s Pressure for Software Patents in Europe Carries On]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/09/11/europe-swpats-sovereignty/ European Patent Law is Being Abducted by Big Business and Patent Lawyers]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/09/06/ecj-reworded-more-on-rand/ European Court of Justice Advocates General Says Pan-EU Patent Court Would Violate the Principles of EU Founding Treaties]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/08/23/advocate-general-and-upls/ EU: Advocate General on Community Patent and Software Patents Still at Stake]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/08/13/epo-swpats-and-ecj/ “EPO Still Operating in a Vacuum”]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/06/10/upls-deathbed/ UPLS is on the Rocks]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/06/08/novell-and-germany/ European Lesson About Novell’s Software Patents, Germany Seemingly Continues to Allow Software Patents]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/05/21/eu-monopolies-on-algorithms/ Who to Blame for Germany’s Dangerous Decision Regarding Software Patents]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/05/19/germany-software-patents-ruling/ Siemens Betrays Germans by Legalising Software Patents in Europe]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/05/17/ffii-and-esp-on-eboa/ FFII and End Software Patents (ESP) Respond to Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBoA) Regarding Software Patentability]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/05/12/jerzy-buzek-on-swpats-trips/ Patents Shred Europe’s Democracy to Pieces]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/05/07/canonical-disclosure-h264-video/ Canonical Needs to Tell Ubuntu Users How Much It Paid MPEG-LA for Patent ‘Protection’]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/05/07/ipmentor-and-michel-barnier-obstacle/ ‘IP’ People Want to Add Software Patents to New Zealand and Europe]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/04/27/klaus-heiner-lehne-and-swpats/ Why Klaus-Heiner Lehne Lobbies for Software Patents (Money of Course)]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/04/23/contradicting-epo-rules/ USPTO Starts Rejecting Software Patents While Germany Mistakenly Overrides the Law and Approves Microsoft’s]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/04/16/orion-on-swpat-hartmut-pilch-on-ecj/ EU Patent System Overrides European Court of Justice]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/20/microsoft-pr-for-eu-swpat/ Microsoft and Its Front Group, Association for Competitive Technology (ACT), Organise Software Patents Lobby Events in Europe]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/19/america-europe-asia-swpat/ Patents Roundup: America, Europe and Asia Share a Problem with Software Patents]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/14/sap-pretense-ccia-trans-atlantic/ Patents Roundup: Escalations in Europe, SAP Pretense, CCIA Goes Wrong, and IETF Opens Up]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/22/belgium-patent-trolls-stoa/ How Patent Trolls Harm Free Software and How the European Parliament Plans to Make the Trolls Even Stronger]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/20/swpat-tax-inside-interoperability/ Microsoft Tries to Pollute Standards with Software Patents Where It is Illegal]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/18/software-giants-vs-sharing/ Patents Roundup: Neelie Kroes and Microsoft Patents Revisited, Steve Ballmer Lobbies Obama on Patents, Apple Wants Linux Phones Embargoed (Using Patents)]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/15/swpat-developments-in-europe/ Patents Roundup: Commission Sells Out to Microsoft; Apple and RIM Sued by Gates-backed Kodak]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/14/brussels-coverage-upls/ “Kroes Was Quite Clueless About Software Patents and UPLS,” So the Commission Made a Microsoft Patent Deal Last Week]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/01/05/oss-watch-whitewash/ OSS Watch Pretends That Microsoft’s Attacks on Free Software Do Not Exist]
== 2009 ==
== 2009 ==

Revision as of 08:53, 2 October 2011

Several large companies that include Microsoft, Philips and Nokia have been lobbying for software patents in Europe. This poses a threat to Free/libre software and we've covered this in the posts beneath.

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