Supreme Court Ruling On "Bad" Patents

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  1. Steve S

    Steve S Pen Pro - Senior Member Super Moderator

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    This is interesting news, and it will be even more interesting to see what happens as a result:

    https://www.tomshardware.com/news/patent-office-can-retract-patents,36947.html

    Not sure what the specific litigation was that led to this ruling, but a fallout might be the eventual retraction of countless patents for things that don't actually work, an historically chronic problem with the way that patents are granted in our American system...
     
  2. WillAdams

    WillAdams Scribbler - Standard Member Senior Member

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    Yeah, they never should've pulled back from requiring the submission of a working model --- it'd cut out a lot of the problems.
     

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