High Plains Thumper <hpt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Appeal court ruling sets marker on UK software patents
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| The three judges of the UK Court of Appeal have ruled
>>| decisively that patents on pure computer programs may not
>>| be granted in the UK. The ruling came in the case of
>>| Macrossan vs the UK Patent Office (UKPO).
> This is a good thing and I am glad the UK justices overturned
> a software patent but upheld another hardware based patent.
It's a vote for sanity, for sure, and will serve to put the brakes on
the EU's patent office doing silly things under pressure from the US.
| Mark Kent -- mark at ellandroad dot demon dot co dot uk |
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