Update of Software Patents Agenda

Francois PELLEGRINI pelegrin at labri.u-bordeaux.fr
Fri May 18 12:03:59 UTC 2001

karin kosina wrote:
>     maybe that's a stupid question, but *who* will make the final
> decision about whether software patents will be legal? I figure it's the
> European Commission, but is that true?

Yes, it is the role of the Commission to propose and pass new
"directives", as they are called.
What I do not remember is if the parliament should vote it too...


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