$214 million "Dog ate my homework" handout in new patent law

September 16, 2011 · Posted in Intellectual Property ·  

There are many things wrong with the concept of patents. This handout to a politically connected law firm further demonstrates the error of claiming ownership of an idea.
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/08/business/patent-bill-could-save-a-law-firm-millions.html

UserFriendly: US Court of Appeals Changes Meaning of Innovate

May 9, 2010 · Posted in Intellectual Property ·  

UserFriendly: US Court of Appeals Changes Meaning of Innovate
US Court of Appeals Changes Meaning of Innovate

innovate
a. noun
To begin or introduce (something new) for or as if for the first time
see monopolize

Details of Abundance Based Intellectual Property System

April 20, 2010 · Posted in abundance, innovation, Intellectual Property, sharing ·  

TechDirtMy article Abundance Based Intellectual Property System is being discussed at TechDirt. The fundamental point is that R&D is different from manufacturing and marketing. For a system to promote innovation it must reward those two different tasks separately. And the best system aligns all parties instead of pitting them against each other.

Unfortunately the fundamental point of my article was missed. Read more