[Fsfe-ie] Help on article on Software patents

Malcolm Tyrrell malcohol at eircom.net
Fri Sep 24 13:03:13 CEST 2004

> I believe the patents directive is not on the agenda for todays Council
> Of Ministers meeting and have been unable to find out when the new
> directive will be before the European Parliament.

This is interesting news. If I have time on Saturday, I will try to
find out what is happening.

On a related issue, I received a reply from the Tanaiste's office confirming
that our letter arrived on 21st. This does not mean that Mary Harney saw it
on the 21st, of course.


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