February 22, 2005

Software patents a blow to India

The latest patent ordinance has already raised strong protests from the people for favouring global pharmaceutical MNCs (multinational corporations). What has gone relatively unnoticed is its attack on the software industry, where computer programs (read software) can now be patented. The new ordinance has supposedly been brought in to make the Indian Patent Act TRIPS compliant.

Link: theage.com.au

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