Sounds good to me!

Originally posted 2013-02-20 14:00:10. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Hello?  Walter Olson:

The patenting of software, in contrast to the patenting of chemical and pharmaceutical compounds, generates relatively high litigation costs and low benefits . . .

What’s with the low benefits? It says relatively high litigation costs! What’s not to love?

Oh. You mean low benefits for companies, shareholders, innovators and consumers?  Them?

Oh, oh. Never mind.


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Author:Ron Coleman

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