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That doesn't make them right - or even actually valid | 158 comments | Create New Account
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That doesn't make them right - or even actually valid
Authored by: Anonymous on Monday, July 16 2012 @ 12:57 PM EDT

That's part of the problem with the existing state of Patent Law. So many invalid patents are issued but presumed valid for purposes of initial Judication.

A lot of people are of the opinion that a lot of patents are issued that shouldn't have been.

It's really too bad the Supreme's don't have more opportunities to invalidate them. But I guess the $2 Million begining defense cost will have to spent by someone for each of them to get them before the Supreme's. That's quite the cost given the substantially lower cost to get the patent in the first place.

And the problem lies directly on the shoulder's of Patent Attorney's willing to dress math up as some more obscure explanation to hide the math:

A method for determining the energy equivalent of a mass comprising:

determining the mass;and
multiplying the mass by the square of the speed of light,
thereby determining
the energy equivilent.
The above most clearly stated as:
    E=MC2
The fact you're willing to obfuscate what the invention actually is shows you know it's nothing more then math, and if presented as math would never be issued as a patent!

RAS

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