Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 30th Sep 2012 22:01 UTC
Legal "No institution is more responsible for the recent explosion of patent litigation in the software industry, the rise of patent trolls, and the proliferation of patent thickets than the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The patent court's thirtieth birthday this week is a good time to ask whether it was a mistake to give the nation's most patent-friendly appeals court such broad authority over the patent system." Interesting.
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RE[2]: Not rogue
by kwan_e on Mon 1st Oct 2012 23:44 UTC in reply to "RE: Not rogue"
kwan_e
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When I read the article, I came away with the understanding that rogue in this context is referring to the fact that the Federal Circuit Court's opinions are in variance with the Supreme Court and other appeal courts, not based on a variance with business interests. They basically undermined precedent set by the Supreme Court, hence the rogue label.


The Ultra-Supreme Court of Business Interests is a much higher power than the regular Supreme Court, don't you know? Some say it's even powered by God.

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