Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 23rd May 2011 20:36 UTC
Legal Apple has responded to the recent patent threats again iOS application developers by Lodsys. Bruce Sewell, Apple's senior vice president and general counsel, sent a letter to Lodsys CEO Mark Small detailing why the threats are baseless. Apple claims they have a license to the patents in question, and that the iOS application developers are mere customers - not distributors.
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RE[3]: A rough translation
by moondevil on Tue 24th May 2011 08:01 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: A rough translation"
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That is why I despise all patents.

Nowadays they don't help at all. There was innovation before patents existed.

All companies are hypocrite, all of them make use of the patent system, and all of the big players complain about it, when they lose a big case.

Luckily so far in Europe we have manage to keep them away, I imagine for how long still.

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