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Archived updates for Monday, September 27, 2004

EU Software Directive Postponed Again

According to the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament, the Competitiveness Council's has decided not to include the directive on the patentability of computer implemented inventions in the agenda of its meeting on September 24. According to
Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Co-President of the Greens/EFA Group
, "Officially, the Council has experienced translation difficulties with the new official languages of the EU. In reality this file is returning to Coreper in order to allow the technical discussions between experts from the Member States to continue."
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