February 21, 2004

EUROPE'S NEW IP LAW: "YOU JUST HAVE TO TRUST US".

FFII is very concerned that, without better defined safeguards, the Directive will lead to a far more agressive, lawyer-driven legal environment for creative businesses; and having seen how such legislation can be used in the United States, that it may provide the means for agressive litigators holding dubious intellectual property rights to "pull a SCO" and use the powers of the Directive to seriously harass and even inflict lasting damage on small innovative businesses.

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