Subject: Fwd: EC: Software is not patentable
From: L Jean Camp <>
Date: Thu, 25 May 2006 11:18:47 -0400

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> From: Paul Davey <>
> Date: May 24, 2006 1:48:25 PM EDT
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> Subject: EC: Software is not patentable
> For IP if you want it.
> EC: Software is not patentable
> By Ingrid Marson, ZDNet UK
"The European Patent Office will be bound by proposed legislation that 
will exclude software from patentability, according to the EC, in a 
move that has startled opponents of software patents
Software patent campaigners were shocked on Wednesday by an apparent 
change in stance towards software patents by the European Commission. "