Friday, December 7, 2012

Finally, Some Rationality Returns to Patents

It is good to see some of Apple's sillier claims falling. I can only hope Apple's "rounded corner" patent will follow soon.

USPTO invalidates all claims of 'Steve Jobs' multi-touch patent

USPTO invalidates Apple's "rubber-banding" patent asserted against Samsung

The Forbes article below says nearly 50% of patents are invalidated when litigated and 89% of patents that are reviewed by the USPTO are a partially or wholly invalidated.

A Powerful New Weapon Against Patent Trolls

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