Why haven’t you signed this petition?
Regardless of whether or not you agree with the idea of patents on genes, the fact that these patents are forcing patients to undergo a more expensive and less effective procedure should give anyone concern.
The court seems to be trying to not rule against all software patents while acknowledging they are broken and need to be reformed.
What’s interesting about this story is the suspicion that Google and Apple had not previously filed re-examination requests because their agreements with Lodsys prevented such an action, apparently not so at least for Google.
Not upset enough about patents, spend an hour and you’ll get even more upset.
Yet another in a long line of articles decrying the patent system.
Even Google submits stupid and ridiculous patents, for stuff already “invented”.
Right there with you Microsoft.
Just when you thought patents couldn’t get any more stupid, IBM comes through.
Yet another example of stupid and worthless software patents.