On Wed, 6 Jul 2005, Noirin Plunkett wrote:
> Hold off on the party, just yet - software patents haven't been rejected.
> The directive was rejected - so we're back to status quo. Software
> patents can still be handed out, and their non-enforcability hasn't
> been established.
Right, what's needed now is to lobby for a *good* directive.
In the absence of harmonisation, we still have software patents in
several EU countries (UK and Ireland among them possibly) - AIUI.
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