TIIP: What’s wrong with software patents?
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 27 May 2008 09:57
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
[This post is the third in a series of posts based on empirical research in a new book, Patent Failure, by James Bessen and Michael Meurer.] Patents on computer programs, financial processes and business methods have been controversial at least since the 1960s. Surveys regularly find that computer programmers are opposed to patents on software by a wide margin. In what other field is the class of inventors so opposed to patents?
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