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Patent office and judicial lawmaking
Authored by: PJ on Sunday, August 19 2012 @ 04:37 PM EDT
I see you are having a bad day, but this is
Groklaw. Don't make allegations that you
couldn't prove in a court of law, please. Thanks.

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Patent office and judicial lawmaking
Authored by: Charles888 on Sunday, August 19 2012 @ 07:37 PM EDT
There is really no proof of
corruption. I don't like how the
USPTO operates either. But, the
issue is that they are overworked
(too much volume), and working in
domains where they have no real
expertise.
I hold a few patents while working
for a previous employer, so i went
through the process a few times. By
the time the lawyers go through it,
the application is so broad I can't
even recognize what is being
claimed. Frankly, i hope the patents
are never put to the test in court,
because i can't in all conscience
ever defend them.

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