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 * [http://www.cdrinfo.com/Sections/News/Print.aspx?NewsId=14385 2005-07-05 EICTA sends a letter to UK Presidency and Tony Blair]
 * [:Eicta041202En: 2004-12-04 EICTA's Patent4Innovation breaches copyright of OpenMagazine]
 * [:Eicta0410En: 2004-10 EICTA Letter to all JURI MEPs]
 * [[http://www.cdrinfo.com/Sections/News/Print.aspx?NewsId=14385|2005-07-05 EICTA sends a letter to UK Presidency and Tony Blair]]
 * [[Eicta041202En| 2004-12-04 EICTA's Patent4Innovation breaches copyright of OpenMagazine]]
 * [[Eicta0410En| 2004-10 EICTA Letter to all JURI MEPs]]
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 * EICTA work on swpat is led by [:LeoBaumannEn: Leo Baumann], a former assistant of [:SwpatanieblerEn: Angelika Niebler MEP], he leads a one person task force.
 * Eicta lately launched a software patent propaganda website: [:Patents4InnovationEn: Patents4Innovation]
   * This site is accompanied by a similar hired-gun outfit [:CampaignForCreativityEn: Campaign for Creativity]
 * EICTA work on swpat is led by [[LeoBaumannEn| Leo Baumann]], a former assistant of [[SwpatanieblerEn| Angelika Niebler MEP]], he leads a one person task force.
 * Eicta lately launched a software patent propaganda website: [[Patents4InnovationEn| Patents4Innovation]]
   * This site is accompanied by a similar hired-gun outfit [[CampaignForCreativityEn| Campaign for Creativity]]
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[:TimFrainEn: Tim Frain] [[TimFrainEn| Tim Frain]]
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 * [:UlfPehrssonEn: Ulf Pehrsson] (Eicta vice President, Ericsson) at Infobalt04 [http://www.infobalt.lt/docs/Ulf_Pegrsson_EICTA.ppt about Eicta objectives (Powerpoint presentation)]  * [[UlfPehrssonEn| Ulf Pehrsson]] (Eicta vice President, Ericsson) at Infobalt04 [[http://www.infobalt.lt/docs/Ulf_Pegrsson_EICTA.ppt|about Eicta objectives (Powerpoint presentation)]]
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 * [:LeoBaumannEn: Leo Baumann]
 * [:MarkMcGannEn: Mark McGann], director general
 * [[LeoBaumannEn| Leo Baumann]]
 * [[MarkMcGannEn| Mark McGann]], director general

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EICTA is an IT lobbying group founded in 1999.

News & Chronology

Summary

  • EICTA work on swpat is led by Leo Baumann, a former assistant of Angelika Niebler MEP, he leads a one person task force.

  • Eicta lately launched a software patent propaganda website: Patents4Innovation

    • This site is accompanied by a similar hired-gun outfit Campaign for Creativity

    • The campaign claims to have support from various national IT associations also in the new member states (e.g. infobalt, see "about us", Leo Baumann gave pro-patent speeches in the Baltics recently)
    • some national sections of EICTA have pronounced themselves against software patents.

Nokia Patent Radical Tim Frain about us

  • Well-orchestrated, pro-active opposition from parts of Open Source Software (OSS) community:
  • Ideological, anti-globalisation platform
  • Often using misleading arguments
  • Mostly non-users of patents
  • Based on “fear” of patents (patent thicket)
  • Perception is they speak for all SMEs*, inc. spin-outs
  • Sympathetic MEPs, especially socialists in some Member States, and the Greens generally

Tim Frain

Strategy Outline

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