Fixing Software Patents
Forbes Tertium Quid Blog, November 28, December 11 and December 12, 2012
13 Pages Posted: 10 Jan 2013 Last revised: 15 Jan 2013
Date Written: January 1, 2013
This paper discusses software patents’ unique attributes, challenges in trying to address problems with software patents, and some ideas for fixing the problems with software patents. It was written in connection with a November 2012 conference at Santa Clara University School of Law entitled “Solutions to the Software Patent Problem,” and the initial version of this paper was published in three posts at the Tertium Quid blog at Forbes.
Keywords: software patents, patents, innovation
JEL Classification: O34, K2, O31
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