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Going out with a whimper instead of a bang? | 211 comments | Create New Account
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Going out with a whimper instead of a bang?
Authored by: Anonymous on Thursday, July 19 2012 @ 09:12 AM EDT
Umm, isn't the whole point of this to *allow* flash mobs to destroy bad patents?
(ie. all of them)

I don't see why extending the time required to get a patent is a bad thing. How
about we require the copyright on the patent application to expire before the
patent is granted?

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Going out with a whimper instead of a bang?
Authored by: cjk fossman on Thursday, July 19 2012 @ 11:43 AM EDT
You have no idea how many people think the patent system is
and already irrevocably broken system; nothing more than a
cash trough for lawyers. Many of these will believe it's a
legitimate exercise to sabotage the system.

If the rules are changed, I foresee community cooperation to
raise the funds to pay for challenges. I would kick in for
the right patent and I think many others would join me.

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