BoycottNovell: The Question of Software Patents without Democracy
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 06 Apr 2009 10:18
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
In October 2008, the President of the European Patent Office (EPO) issued a Referral to its Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBoA) concerning the questions as to the examination and granting of software patents in Europe. In the absence of European legislative initiatives, the EBoA’s conclusion on this matter is likely to have the same effect as a software patent directive.
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