E.U. Software Patent Initiative Fails In Last-Minute Legislative Maneuver
The proposed Directive on the Patentability of Computer Implemented Inventions, which addresses the issue of software patents, faced a vote on Tuesday afternoon at a meeting of the E.U.’s Council on Agriculture and Fishery.
The vote represented the initiative’s last chance for adoption this year. It had been expected to be adopted without discussion, but a Polish representative to the Council asked for the...
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