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Creation of common EU patent system faces legal setback

The European Court of Justice looks set to derail plans for a common patent system across the European Union. The court's Advocate General believes that a centralized patent is "incompatible with the treaties" that created the E.U., according to a leaked document.

Written by Jennifer Baker26 Aug. 10 05:53

EU hits IBM with two formal antitrust investigations

The European Commission announced on Monday that it will begin formal investigations into allegations that IBM has abused its dominant position in the mainframe server market.

Written by Jennifer Baker27 July 10 02:54