"The fight in europe against the legal codification of software patents has been long, exhausting but also fun. One of the players in this fight wrote a book on his struggle, actions and experiences. Florian Müller's book tells you the intriguing story of how we all managed to influence policy makers by telling the truth against a plethora of paid lobbyists from Microsoft, Siemens etc. Here the english and german version of the book. Published with permission from the author."