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Unpatentability of New Computer Software

IDABC Open Source News – 13 June 2006 – EU and Europe-wide – Legal Aspects

Link Latest Open Source News Europe’s long-standing debate over whether new software can be patented or not took a dramatic turn in late May when the European Commission confirmed its position on the unpatentability of new computer software and the right of courts to invalidate software patents granted by the European Patent Office (EPO).