[A2k] General mobilisation against the return of software patents in Europe

Frederic Couchet fcouchet at april.org
Mon Sep 3 06:00:49 PDT 2012


Dear all,

In the next few days, the legal affairs (JURI) Committee of the European
Parliament will discuss on the next actions regarding the project for a
unitary patent. Behind what looks like a technical text lies a crucial
issue: who decides on what is patentable and what is not.

As software patents are coming back in international news with the
Apple/Samsung case, we need to ensure that such aberrations cannot
happen in Europe. April calls for a general mobilisation to contact all
MEPs, so that the European Parliament finally tackles the issue of the
software patentability.

Read more on :

http://www.april.org/en/general-mobilisation-against-return-software-patents-europe

Thanks for your help.

Fred.





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