And then follow up with the Law and make it clear software is not patentable
Any creative wording at all to make one abstract concept
equal to the physical can be used to make any abstract concept equal to the
As a result:
Any wording anyone tries to form to clamp down
on any amount of trolling - while trying to leave exceptions for what they
believe to be valid software patents - will be used by the trolls* to
successfully argue their patents are valid because their patents are like the
other valid software patents!
It's a logical loop no one will be able to
* I do not define "patent troll" the way the
Law has decided to define it. To repost what I previously posted:
fabled stories, a troll picks a bridge and sits by it in order to collect a
The troll owned neither the body of water under the bridge, nor the
bridge itself, nor the land on either side of the bridge and the troll certainly
didn't build the bridge.
So when someone decides to patent something of
which knowledge is already in the public domain - whether or not the USPTO is
silly enough to grant said patent, they are a patent Troll!
To patent the
process of "enter 2+2= into a calculator and read the display to see the result"
is nothing less then being a patent Troll.
The use of a calculator is public
To apply math to a calculator is public
Math is not patentable and is public knowledge
To apply for a patent on the public knowledge use of a device for
the application of a publicly knowledgeable formula is a Troll - planting your
flag to collect a toll on something you don't have a claim over!
much includes entities like Microsoft and Apple.
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