On a scale from around the world continue to patent offices to grant those rights and do not adapt their practice. They are facing a patent crisis caused by the reduction of the rules and not to deal with its review backlog. In a major patent office creativity shown is directed toward the interpretation of its own legal basis. Even without the political support of the community patent is extended so that might be patentable through practice and case law. Although facing a wave of interest in stopping its software patents is typical excuse: “We do not grant patents for software, we do not really know what they are software patents.” or “Why exclude the software?” or “We just enforce the law” .. In addition to lobbying the legislature. It is for democratic forces to the bureaucracies under control again and living with their schemes of software patents. It is essential that the software remains the organized community and sensitive .
We want to overcome the crisis of software patents. We raise awareness about its devastating effects on the new information and knowledge society, which dominates the software and make our constructive proposals for reform of listening. But without their support there would be no way to succeed. Instead of the current .
¿ What would make ?
1. Please sign in or post a comment on our draft Request
2. Enter your Patent Office, Senators and Deputies
3. Spread the word on their blogs, mailing lists, news sites and social
4. Join our group on Facebook and invite your friends to join the cause
5. Put a banner on your website and help making new ones
6. Buy a T-shirt
7. U.S.: Ask your presidential candidates Obama and McCain on software patents
8. Observe a minute of silence for the death of software innovation on Sep 24 to 12.00
9. Donate money (soon )
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