“America’s broken patent system needs major reform to protect innovators and the public. Today, the Electronic Frontier Foundation is announcing a major new boost to its patent work: a half-million dollars in funding from entrepreneur Mark Cuban and game developer Markus ‘Notch’ Persson.” Notch putting his money where his mouth is. Classy guy. Even if a creeper literally just blew up the front of my house.
EFF gets $0.5 million from ‘Notch’, Mark Cuban to fight patent abuse
2012-12-19 Legal 8 Comments
But $500k is roughly one lawyer-year, including overhead.
A $10M donation would sustain another lawyer indefinitely, and then we’d be talking.