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EPP Hearing "Patents on Computer-Implemented Inventions"

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Announcement of a hearing organised by the pro-patent group within EPP. Initially it was conceived as a hearing of small and medium enterprises, but in the end mainly patent lobbyists were invited as speakers, and the "coordinator" Lehne concluded with one-sided statements in favor of this group.

Date

2nd June 2005

Location

European Parliament

Program

9.30 - 9.35: Presentation, Hans-Peter MAYER, Vice President, Working Group D

9.35 - 9.50: Introduction, Piia-Noora KAUPPI, EPP-ED shadow rapporteur, Committee on Legal Affairs

9.50 - 10.25: Panel 1: Experts (8 minutes each)

10.25 - 10.50: Questions & Answers

10.50 - 11.05: Panel 2: Industry (5 minutes each)

11.05 - 11.30: Questions & Answers

11.30 - 11.50: Panel 3: Interest Groups (5 minutes each)

11.50 - 12.15: Questions & Answers

12.15 - 12.30: Conclusions, Klaus-Heiner LEHNE, EPP-ED coordinator, Committee on Legal Affairs

Original URL

http://swpat.ffii.org/events/2005/bxl0601/epp050602.pdf

Recordings

Partial voice recording in original language

Images

Some images from the event

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