Daily Archives: May 8, 2009

“simple patent protection does not apply anymore”

http://www.ag-ip-news.com/GetArticle.asp?Art_ID=7065&lang=en
This was a quote from Jean-Noël Durvy, Acting Director Innovation Policy – DG Enterprise and Industry, European Commission, Brussels.  He said this during an opening speech at the European Patent Forum 2009.  According to the lead link from an interesting news agency called “Ag-IP-News” he went on to outline some of the new challenges to the IP system presented by the world of digital technologies.

I am trying to see if there are any papers etc available from this event now it has taken place –if there are then I will post an update with details.