Friday, August 8, 2014
Software Patents, soft patents, Hard Litigations
This article from the Institute for Policy Innovationhttp://www.ipi.org/ipi_issues/detail/what-software-patents-have-wrought-a-lottery-ticket-to-a-lawsuit comments on yet another issue in the turmoil of today's IP landscape- one that resembles a war zone. Because software has become such a vital part of today's tech and semi-tech products and services, it makes sense to provide some real protection for the originators if the invention is unprecedented and provides value. The flood of software patents has opened Pandora's box however and the box is in a coutroom.