[ILUG-BOM] Software Patents in India

jtd jtd at mtnl.net.in
Wed Aug 6 17:20:30 IST 2008

On Wednesday 06 Aug 2008 15:06, Saurabh Nanda wrote:
> I was just thinking, mentally we're prepared to *oppose* software
> patents. Shouldn't we be asking who *proposed* software patents in
> the first place? India did not allow it till now. Why was the
> sudden need for software patents? What losses were the pro-software
> patent companies facing due to previous/current laws?
> Does anyone have access to the arguments of the other side?

Afaik it is to be in compliance with WTO requirements.


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