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Beware: Europe's 'unitary Patent' Could Mean ­nlimited Software Patents

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Just as the U.S. software industry is experiencing the long-anticipated all-out software patent wars, the European Union has a plan to follow the same course. When the Hargreaves report urged the U.K. to avoid software patents, the U.K. government had already approved a plan that is likely to impose them.

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