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Siemens AG

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Siemens is an electronics company that lobbies for software patents. They lobbied for software patents during the EU software patents directive.[1]

Siemens is the holder of German software patent DE10232674, which was upheld in 2010 in the case Xa ZB 20/08 (2010, April, Germany).


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  1. Regarding the EU software patents directive: "Big technology firms, such as Philips, Nokia, Microsoft, Siemens, and telecoms firm Ericsson, continued to voice their support for the original bill.