Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Jul 2011 21:16 UTC
Legal I've been sitting on this item all day. Technically, it's about patents and the like, and even I understand I've been beating this dead horse so often it almost looks like it's alive. However, this is an interesting opinion piece by Craig Hockenberry, long-time employee at The Iconfactory, one of my favourite software development houses - these guys breath software and beautiful design, and employ one of my favourite artists, David Lanham. The gist of his story? Software patents are killing the independent developer scene.
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RE: I concur
by bhtooefr on Sat 16th Jul 2011 21:06 UTC in reply to "I concur"
bhtooefr
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2009-02-19

So, here's the question.

Really, if the company is founded properly (read: as a LLC), what can happen if you simply... ignore the courts?

And, keep all assets in cash, to avoid a freezing of assets working.

As long as you keep a puppet show working properly, you can fold the company if things get too bad, and then assign all of the company's IP to a new shell company.

Do this ad nauseum, or until those suing you give up.

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