Democracy 1 - Commission/Council/EPO/BSA/Patent Lobby 0


Thu 07 July 2005 By Stefane Fermigier

Great day for the European Democracy today: the software patents directive
proposed by the European Commission, backed by the European Council,
initiated by the European Patents Office and BSA, and supported by a horde
of corporate lobbyists has been rejected.



The directive was rejected by a majority of 648 votes against 14, something
unprecedented in the EU history.



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Category: Product & Development