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Double bogus patents

TechDirt's Mike Masnick has a good rundown on the absurdity of Apple's slide to unlock patent.  The details will make you cringe. The patent system is broken.

The M-CAM document linked above looks deeply at the patents in question, noting how the claims in Apple's original patent were completely rejected three separate times. For whatever reason, the USPTO refuses to really issue final rejections. So those desiring patents, can just keep adjusting and adjusting. The document also is left wondering how come the original claims were rejected while the final claims somehow made it through, noting that the changes seem meaningless.

-TechDirt, November 2, 2011

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