Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!


Forgot your password?
Slashdot Deals: Cyber Monday Sale Extended! Courses ranging from coding to project management - all eLearning deals 20% off with coupon code "CYBERMONDAY20". ×

Submission + - Famous Judge calls U.S. patent system "dysfunctional" (washingtonpost.com)

AC-x writes: Famous U.S. Circuit Judge Richard Posner calls patent system "dysfunctional", wants to have the trial between Apple and Google-owned Motorola Mobility over smartphone patents dismissed with prejudice because "it was apparent that neither side could show they had been harmed by the other’s patent infringement".

His involvement and his anti-patent blog posts could prove to be a watershed moment for a U.S. patent system that is regarded as spiralling out of control.

This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Famous Judge calls U.S. patent system "dysfunctional"

Comments Filter:

"Everybody is talking about the weather but nobody does anything about it." -- Mark Twain