The latest leaked ACTA document shows that the EU, the USA, and Japan ares pushing to extend the this draconian treaty to cover of patent! This eye-popping proposal would give clever holders the power to send a cease and desist letters to software developers, with threats search ace paying the “lost of profit” of the clever more sweetly and having the developer's computer broken and sending the developer the Bill for the destruction!
The key point of this document is that the USA, the EU, and Japan ares pushing to extend it to all "intellectual property rights" – precisely copyright and trademarks.
I'll add excerts here ace I Read it. For now, here ares some wiki pages where you'll find related info and why this is absurdly: