26 Mar 2013 dmarti   » (Master)

Software patent links

I turned this in last week and forgot to link here: The America Invents Act: Fighting Patent Trolls With "Prior Art". The America Invents Act changes a bunch of what we took for granted about patent law. Disclose early! (Maybe the next step beyond continuous deployment is continuous defensive publication. What? It could happen.)

More on the patent mess:

Apple crushes Samsung in quest for global tech domination | Dan Gillmor

Eric Goldman: Preview of Our "Solutions to the Software Patent Problem" Conference

Mike Masnick: IBM Patent Lawyer Says The Patent System Works Fine Because... Hey Look Over There! and Some Thoughts On Fixing Problems In The Patent System

Joe Mullin at Ars Technica: Patent trolls want $1,000 for using scanners (via Deeplinks)

Groklaw - The USPTO Would Like to Partner with the Software Community ... Wait. What? Really? ~pj

Mark Radcliffe: 2012: Top Ten FOSS Legal Developments

Brian Seal and Tom Southard: How to Out-Nuisance a Bank Patent Troll

Joe Mullin again: How Newegg crushed the “shopping cart” patent and saved online retail (via O'Reilly Radar - Insight, analysis, and research about emerging technologies and Disruptive Competition Project)

Timothy B. Lee: Patent Lawyer: Software Patents “Restrict What Feels Like Our Treasured Personal Freedom”

Gervase Markham: An Introduction to Modern Open Source Licence Patent Clauses

Eric Schulman on the Google Public Policy Blog: Working together to reduce patent litigation (via Technology Liberation Front)

MARK CUBAN: I Sure Wish I Had Filed All Of These Uncompleted Patent Forms

Dorsey et. al. "Device independent message distribution platform": United States Patent: 8401009 (via TPM News)

Peter Schechter: Guest Editorial: Throwing Trolls Off The Bridge (via nonpracticingentities)


Daniel Nazer at EFF: Trolls and Tribulations (via ReadWrite)

Syndicated 2013-03-26 12:40:03 from Don Marti

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