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EPO Under Fire From EU Parliament, But Patent Trolls Already Storm, Emboldened by Low Quality

“Today is World Day Against Software Patents,” Benjamin Henrion jokingly declared (“Anyone can make up World Day of anything,” I responded). “Freedom of programming is under attack in the US, with the STRONGER patent act law proposal to restore software patents, and the pending EU Unitary Patent Court to validate the EPO practice to grant them…”

There are further signs that the MEPs (European politicians) have at least taken an interest in EPO abuses, particularly the outrageous patent scope that renders many European Patents void and illegal (courts would almost certainly reject them if it reached that far; patent trolls try hard to settle outside them). Read more

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