European patent body will issue definitive ruling on software patents –

Posted October 28th, 2008 in computer programs, EC law, news, patents by sally

“The European Patent Office (EPO) has asked its ultimate legal authority to look at the European Patent Convention (EPC) and issue advice on the patentability of software. The EPO said that such advice was necessary to ensure the uniform application of the EPC.”

Full story, 28th October 2008