2012-10-16 Patents are a blight

In Technology Wars, Using the Patent as a Sword

I saw a news article today saying “In the smartphone industry, $20 billion was spent on patent litigation and purchases in the last two years - an amount equal to eight Mars rover missions.” (emphasis mine)

Hehe, I feel so old having read this article on paper before finding it online. 🙂



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