Computerworld: Thumbs down for software patents in NZ
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Started by: ggiedkeggiedke
Date: 31 Mar 2010 06:46
Number of posts: 3
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Summary:
Open source software champions have been influential in excluding software from the scope of patents in the new Patents Bill. Clause 15 of the draft Bill, as reported back from the Commerce Select Committee, lists a number of classes of invention which should not be patentable and includes the sub-clause “a computer program is not a patentable invention.”
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