NoSoftwarePatents.com News (English) http://localhost English News on NoSoftwarePatents.com en 2007 /images/nsp_logo.gif Logo NoSoftwarePatents.com http://www.nosoftwarepatents.com New EU Patent Proposal 04. Apr. 2007: New Patent Proposals: Single EU patent law good for US giants, bad for small EU firms http://press.ffii.org/Press_releases/Single_EU_patent_law_good_for_US_giants%2C_bad_for_small_EU_firms EPLA contradicts EU law 15. Feb. 2007: Out-Law: European Parliament Legal Service finds EPLA contradicts EU law http://www.out-law.com/page-7771 SME call for change in patent policy 19 Jan. 2007: EU Council Presidency - SME call for change in patent policy http://www.patentfrei.de/download/resources/PM_Merkel_16.01.2007_en.pdf Forum available again 21 Dec. 2006: NoSoftwarePatents.com - Forum available again http://www.nosoftwarepatents.com/en/m/forum/index.html Worst Lobby Award for Commission 14 Dec. 2006: Commission's DG Internal Market achieves Worst Lobby Award http://www.worstlobby.eu/winners.html Current patent system not sustainable FFII Press Release, 1 Dec. 2006: FFII President says current patent system not sustainable http://press.ffii.org/Press_releases/FFII_President_says_current_patent_system_not_sustainable McCreevy laments unpopular EPLA TheRegister, 7 Dec. 2006: McCreevy laments unpopular EPLA http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/12/07/epla_going_nowhere/ Patent industry writes ICT task force report "on behalf of SMEs" FFII Press Release, 29 Nov. 2006: Patent industry writes ICT task force report "on behalf of SMEs" http://press.ffii.org/Press_releases/Patent_industry_writes_ICT_task_force_report_%22on_behalf_of_SMEs%22