Infosys Seeks U.S. Patent On Offshoring U.S. Jobs

from the will-that-exclude-others? dept

theodp writes "It's interesting to see that famed offshoring firm Infosys is now seeking U.S. patent protection for its Framework for Supporting Transition of One or More Applications of an Organization, which Infosys explains 'relates generally to the field of outsourcing or offshoring of one or more applications of an organization.' Prior to this invention, Infosys says it was necessary for a vendor organization to incur hefty visa and travel costs to allow a 'significant number' of employees from its offshore location to 'visit the client's location to interact with the Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)' before returning 'to the offshore location to transfer the knowledge to the offshore team."

Funny. Wasn't it just a year ago that IBM was pressured to abandon its patent application on offshoring?
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Filed Under: offshoring, patents
Companies: infosys


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  1. identicon
    KS, 30 May 2010 @ 10:19pm

    Bunch of fools

    There's yellow journalism and then there's a bunch of fools who vomit their 'opinions' based on this yellow journalism......if you guys are literate, please try to read the patent first......

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