EurActiv: Zuck: Incomplete single market puts EU behind competitors
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Date: 11 Dec 2008 09:19
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Fragmentation of the EU's single market and particularly its patent system represent major obstacles to innovation, which is mainly driven by SMEs, Jonathan Zuck, president of an association representing more than 3,000 small and mid-sized IT firms from around the world, told EurActiv in an interview. [...] So there is some hope, I think, that while the times might be trying during an economic downturn, the desire to fix that might create the political will necessary to push something like the Community patent over the finishing line.
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