Patents

by Mike Masnick


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patent reform, patents



Congress Moves Forward With Useless Patent Reform That Won't Fix Any Real Problems

from the too-bad,-so-sad dept

With Congress and the President pretending that a bad patent reform bill is all about "creating jobs" even as there's little evidence that the reforms will actually do anything, Congress appears to be poised to approve the bill. Of course, the bill does almost nothing to address the real problems of the patent system, but that won't stop the grandstanding. More important, it won't stop the political back-scratching. While Congress won't debate the bigger issues, they will be considering amendments that benefit a particular constituency rather than looking at anything that will actually benefit innovation or the economy.

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    BeeAitch (profile), 7 Sep 2011 @ 12:41pm

    Re: Appearance Over Substance

    Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!

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