Finally, Congress is taking a look at the Patent System

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  1. MissionImprobable

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    about time
     
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    The problem is, these changes being mulled by Congress would help Apple in their fight against Motorola, but wouldn't help Samsung in their fight against Apple.
     
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    jseah is mostly right about this. I am actually working on a story regarding this news that will post tomorrow sometime. From the research I have done, it looks like Apple and Microsoft would benefit more from this particular situation. Still, it's possible that a side-benefit could end up helping both sides. My report tomorrow will contain some more details.
     
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    cant wait to read it
     
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    Very interested in seeing your findings!
     
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    Watch what you ask for. Remember, congress once wanted to eliminate patents because EVERYTHING had already been invented. Few, if any in congress have skills in the sciences. A few years ago one congress critter refused to allow hearing a bill to adopt DST. His reason? He didn't want the US to use GMT as a time base because it would be dark during the night here.

    That is the quality of the 535! dancedroiddancedroid