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____/ High Plains Thumper on Saturday 16 Jul 2011 19:26 : \____
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> USPTO To Pay 3 Billions In Damages Over Invalid Patents
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>>> Asatya, a Silicon Vally based firm with headquarters in India has won a
>>> lawsuit against USPTO. The court has fined USPTO US$ 3 billions for
>>> invalid software patents passed by the controversial body without
>>> proper examination.
>>> The patents were considered for re-examination when a shiny little
>>> gadget maker sued Asatya, the leading Android player, asking the court
>>> an injunction on their devices. The USTPO found all of the 7 patents
>>> claimed by the shiny gadget maker invalid or prior art. The shiny
>>> gadget maker was seeking a damage of US $3 billion.
>> The USPTO is corrupt. It pursues more monopolies rather than quality.
>> The suffering externality is everyone not part of that cartel.
> Anti-patent lawyer and Stanford law professor Schestowitz who was leading
> the litigation said in a press statement, âUSPTO was granting software
> patents without investing enough time to check their validity. In the US,
> getting a software patent is easier than getting a desired username on
LOL! I didn't even notice that.
> Way to go, Roy! Roy Schestowitz for COLA Executive Director! "7" for COLA
> Me thinks that with emphasis on "reinventing government", i.e., increased
> social benefits for vote purchasing and unreasonable workloads due to
> understaffing that which should be staffed has resulted in much the mess
> we see.
~~ Best of wishes
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