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Aspetti del diritto d’autore nella società dell’informazione: licenze Open Source e brevettibilità del SW

There has been intense debate recently among all European Member States and in the European Parliament concerning the patentibility of SW programs. In this report we analyze the Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and Council on the patentability of computer-implemented inventions, as presented in October 2002, and discuss the technological character of the SW product in order to determine the most appropriate form of protection.


Authors: Buzzi M., Iglesias M., Rossi R.
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Type: Rapporti tecnici, manuali, carte geologiche e tematiche e prodotti multimediali
Field of reference: Information Technology and Communication Systems
Technical Report IIT TR-05/2005