I write my column D-Day for Innovation in TCS Daily on 30 June 2005.
What's at stake when the European Parliament votes on software patents
Last week I attended Innovation Day: Europe, an event on innovation and intellectual property rights at the EU-level that took place in Brussels. In light of the European Parliament Legal Affairs Committee's recent rejection of plans to overhaul the Patent Directive, I wanted to examine the future of intellectual property in Europe and the opinions of European industry on it. Is this just the start of a broader European debate over an important issue- or just more polarized trench warfare?
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