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Issue 3-4, 2003

Timothy Sir Garden
Professor Sir Timothy Garden is a former British 3 star air force officer, who is now at the Centre for Defence Studies in London. He has been teaching at Indiana University, Bloomington, as the 2004 Wells Professor.

Dita Sole
LL.B., Concordia International University Estonia School of Law; LL.M., Harvard University School of Law; Attorney-at-Law, New York. This article is based on my final thesis at Concordia.

Helen Xanthaki
Dr. Helen Xanthaki is a Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London, and the Academic Director of the Sir William Dale Centre for Legislative Studies. I would like to thank Prof. Rosa Maria Greaves, Prof. Janet Dine, Prof. Alessandro Pizzorusso, Ms. Holly Cullen and Dr. Constantin Stefanou for their valuable comments on earlier drafts of this paper. Remaining inadequacies can of course only be attributed to the author.

Guðrún Bergsteinsdóttir
1s Cand. Jur. University of Iceland 2000; admitted to the Bar 2001; LL.M. in EC Law, Leiden University, The Netherlands, 2003. Currently on maternity leave. This article is based on the writer's LL.M. thesis. I wish to thank assistant Professor Dr Christa Tobler, LL.M., University of Basel, Switzerland and Leiden, The Netherlands, for her valuable supervision.
Article

State Street, Amazon.com, and the Proposal for an EU Directive on the Patentability of Computer-Implemented Inventions

- A Comparison of Software Patentability in the United States and the European Union -

Authors Michael Tegethoff
Author's information

Michael Tegethoff
1st State Examination in Law, University of Düsseldorf (2001); LL.M., University of Edinburgh (2002). Mr. Tegethoff is a Ph.D. researcher at Düsseldorf University. He is a member of the CSP Network for International Politics and Co-operation. The author is grateful to Ross G. Anderson and Amy C. Kilmer for their comments on an earlier draft of this essay. All remaining mistakes, however, are exclusively those of the author.

Glenda Murphree
Glenda Murphree, J.D., 2004, Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis; member of 2003-2004 Indiana International & Comparative Law Review; and member of C.U.R.E. (Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants).

Bruno Frey
Institute for Empirical Economic Research, University of Zurich, Blümlisalpstrasse 10, CH-8006 Zurich, Switzerland. Tel: ++41-1-634 37 30/31; Fax: ++41-1-634 49 07; E-mail: bsfrey@iew.unizh.ch. I am grateful for helpful comments to Reiner Eichenberger and Reto Jegen.

Hans Herbert von Arnim
Hans Herbert von Arnim is professor at the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer and member of the Research Institute for Public Administration of this university. This text is based on a lecture held at the conference of the ‘Centre for European Constitutional Law’ dealing with ‘The Political Parties in the 21st Century’ in Athens on 14 June 2002 and was updated for this publication. The author would like to thank Martin Schurig and Russel Cope for their valuable help with the translation of the text into English.

Dimitris Melissas
Associate Professor in Law, Pandeion University of Athens; Member of the Board of the Centre for European Constitutional Law - Themistocles and Dimitris Tsatsos Foundation.

David Brandon McGinty
Managing Director, Law In Print, LLC

Robin Kundis Craig
Professor of Law and Grimes Fellow, Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis. J.D. 1996, Lewis & Clark School of Law; Ph.D. 1993, University of California; M.A. 1986, The Johns Hopkins University; B.A. 1985, Pomona College.