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Posted Jan 18, 2011 0:33 UTC (Tue) by Wol (guest, #4433)
They are NOT enforceable in Europe. One simply has to quote the European Patent Treaty to the Judge and it's "end of court case". Or at least, it is if you can persuade the Judge that your stuff falls into the EXplicitly excluded category, which is all software patents.
Problem is, a bit like in the US, the lawyers like to argue and if they can persuade the Judge that "All Software Patents" is a bit vague and woolly, they might get a result ...
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