Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 8th Oct 2012 09:24 UTC
Legal The failing US patent system is getting ever more mainstream - The New York Times is running a long and details piece on the failings of the system, especially in relation to the technology industry most of us hold so dearly. Most of the stuff in there isn't new to us - but there's two things in the article I want to highlight.
Permalink for comment 537820
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
Member since:

I would only say patents for ICT don't seem to work and should be abolished.

We have enough other things in place to prevent blatant copying like copyright and trademark protection.

The alternative is to have an easy way to kill the obvious patents without long or expensive trials.

Reply Parent Score: 2