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Known opponents to software patents that are still listed on !Patents4Innovations' [http://www.google.com/url?sa=D&q=http%3A//www.patents4innovation.org/index.php/eng/about_us/ supporter's page]: Bull, LITTA (Lithuanian IT association), [:Koda0412En: GZS] (Slovenian chamber of commerce), [http://kwiki.ffii.org/IVSZ040826En IVSZ] (Hungarian IT association). Known opponents to software patents that are still listed on !Patents4Innovations' [[http://www.google.com/url?sa=D&q=http%3A//www.patents4innovation.org/index.php/eng/about_us/|supporter's page]]: Bull, LITTA (Lithuanian IT association), [[Koda0412En| GZS]] (Slovenian chamber of commerce), [[http://kwiki.ffii.org/IVSZ040826En|IVSZ]] (Hungarian IT association).
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 * 2004-12-14 SI [:Koda0412En: FFII: Slovenian ICT Industry Association Against Software Patents] (GZS is also listed among !Patents4Innovations' [http://www.google.com/url?sa=D&q=http%3A//www.patents4innovation.org/index.php/eng/about_us/ alleged supporters])
 * 2004-12-02 NL [:Eicta041202En: EICTA's Patent4Innovation breached copyright of OpenMagazine]
 * 2004-12-02 NL [:LaurensJanBrinkhorstEn: Brinkhorst] on P4I: [http://www.google.com/url?sa=D&q=http%3A//www.patents4innovation.org/index.php/eng/news_article/dutch_minister_brinkhorst_computer_programs_are_not_patentable_in_europe/ "Computer Programs are not patentable in Europe"] (literal translation of a [http://www.openmagazine.nl/node/view/124 Dutch article] in [http://www.openmagazine.nl OpenMagazine.nl], but without a pointer and without the [http://www.openmagazine.nl/node/view/125 rebuttal] by [:ReinierBakelsEn: Reinier Bakels] which OM published in the same issue)
 * 2004-11-?? EU Cisco has been removed from their [http://www.google.com/url?sa=D&q=http%3A//www.patents4innovation.org/index.php/eng/about_us/ list of supporters]
 * 2004-11-09 UK [http://www.out-law.com/default.aspx?page=5051 Report on OutLaw about Patents4Innovation launch]
 * 2004-11-09 EU [http://www.patents4innovation.org/index.php/eng/news_article/european_technology_industry_launches_new_campaign_for_a_rational_european/ Eicta press release announcing Patents4Innovation launch]
 * 2004-11-?? EU Sun has been removed from their [http://www.google.com/url?sa=D&q=http%3A//www.patents4innovation.org/index.php/eng/about_us/ list of supporters]
 * 2004-11-04 UK [:P4I041104En: IntellectUK/Carlton announces Patents4Innovation]
 * 2004-10-29 EU [http://www.nosoftwarepatents.com/en/m/forum/index.html Forum thread at NoSoftwarePatents.com]
 * 2004-12-14 SI [[Koda0412En| FFII: Slovenian ICT Industry Association Against Software Patents]] (GZS is also listed among !Patents4Innovations' [[http://www.google.com/url?sa=D&q=http%3A//www.patents4innovation.org/index.php/eng/about_us/|alleged supporters]])
 * 2004-12-02 NL [[Eicta041202En| EICTA's Patent4Innovation breached copyright of OpenMagazine]]
 * 2004-12-02 NL [[LaurensJanBrinkhorstEn| Brinkhorst]] on P4I: [[http://www.google.com/url?sa=D&q=http%3A//www.patents4innovation.org/index.php/eng/news_article/dutch_minister_brinkhorst_computer_programs_are_not_patentable_in_europe/|"Computer Programs are not patentable in Europe"]] (literal translation of a [[http://www.openmagazine.nl/node/view/124|Dutch article]] in [[http://www.openmagazine.nl|OpenMagazine.nl]], but without a pointer and without the [[http://www.openmagazine.nl/node/view/125|rebuttal]] by [[ReinierBakelsEn| Reinier Bakels]] which OM published in the same issue)
 * 2004-11-?? EU Cisco has been removed from their [[http://www.google.com/url?sa=D&q=http%3A//www.patents4innovation.org/index.php/eng/about_us/|list of supporters]]
 * 2004-11-09 UK [[http://www.out-law.com/default.aspx?page=5051|Report on OutLaw about Patents4Innovation launch]]
 * 2004-11-09 EU [[http://www.patents4innovation.org/index.php/eng/news_article/european_technology_industry_launches_new_campaign_for_a_rational_european/|Eicta press release announcing Patents4Innovation launch]]
 * 2004-11-?? EU Sun has been removed from their [[http://www.google.com/url?sa=D&q=http%3A//www.patents4innovation.org/index.php/eng/about_us/|list of supporters]]
 * 2004-11-04 UK [[P4I041104En| IntellectUK/Carlton announces Patents4Innovation]]
 * 2004-10-29 EU [[http://www.nosoftwarepatents.com/en/m/forum/index.html|Forum thread at NoSoftwarePatents.com]]
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 * 2004-10-00 EU [http://kwiki.ffii.org/admin.cgi?Eicta0410En Eicta writes to MEPs]  * 2004-10-00 EU [[http://kwiki.ffii.org/admin.cgi?Eicta0410En|Eicta writes to MEPs]]
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 * [:MarkMcGannEn: Mark MacGann], EICTA +32 2 706 8471
 * [:LeoBaumannEn: Leo Baumann], EICTA +32 2 706 8477
 * [[MarkMcGannEn| Mark MacGann]], EICTA +32 2 706 8471
 * [[LeoBaumannEn| Leo Baumann]], EICTA +32 2 706 8477
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 * [:SiadaElRamlyEn: Siada El Ramly]  * [[SiadaElRamlyEn| Siada El Ramly]]

Patents4Innovation.org and Software Patents

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Patents4innovation.org was a website started by a group around EICTA in autumn of 2004 for the purpose of lobbying the European Parliament to allow software patents. It's main arguments consists in false representation claims: corporate patent lawyers masquerading as "the industry". Some of the companies and associations initially listed by Patents4Innovation.org as "sponsors" are known as opponents software patents.

The website is currently (June 2006) down.

News & Chronology

Known opponents to software patents that are still listed on Patents4Innovations' supporter's page: Bull, LITTA (Lithuanian IT association), GZS (Slovenian chamber of commerce), IVSZ (Hungarian IT association).

See also

Outline

http://www.infobalt.lt/docs/Ulf_Pegrsson_EICTA.ppt -- strategic plan of EICTA

Persons

Analysis

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