Slashdot: Tapping the Web's Collective Wisdom For Patents
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 16 Sep 2008 09:40
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
The Patent Office reports that it has issued preliminary decisions on 40 of the 74 applications that have come through the program so far. Of those, six cited prior art submitted only through Peer-to-Patent, while another eight cited art found by both the examiner and peer reviewers... [I]n its second year, Peer-to-Patent is being expanded to include claims covering electronic commerce and so-called 'business methods'..."
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