Andy Updegrove: Telling the Truth About Software Patents and Innovation
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 05 Nov 2007 11:47
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
I'll talk about the negative impacts of software patents another time. But today I'd like to make the case that patents are irrelevant to software innovation, based on my 25 years of representing hundreds of startups, the largest number of which have been either pure software companies or other ventures whose value lay in the software at the heart of their businesses. That history tells me that if patents were to disappear tomorrow, the process of innovation wouldn't skip a beat...
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