Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Nov 2012 21:36 UTC
Microsoft Bart Eppenauer, Microsoft's chief patent guy, in an interview with The Verge: "We believe our patent laws have served the country very well." Loosely translated, this reads: "This system that gives me my six-figure income and is a fine anti-competitive tool for my company have served me and my company well, the damage to the industry be damned."
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RE[2]: haha LOL
by shmerl on Thu 8th Nov 2012 05:22 UTC in reply to "RE: haha LOL"
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Economy only benefits from more open market and more competition. Monopolists don't benefit as much as they want to though. Equating monopolistic benefits with the whole economy is completely false.

If anything, US economy and technological advancement will only benefit from serious patent law overhaul (in the right direction).


Edited 2012-11-08 05:31 UTC

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