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Obama inks patent reform bill

0. phoneArena posted on 19 Sep 2011, 03:09

A patent reform seems to have been long due - patent wars escalated in recent months, but it’s really companies like Lodsys speculatively buying others inventions to profit from them that have underlined…

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posted on 19 Sep 2011, 03:41

1. Reforms (unregistered)

Good job.

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 08:34 1

7. bobfreking55 (Posts: 866; Member since: 15 Jul 2011)

Then Obama writes:
Apple will be shut down FOREVAAAA!!!
Then all of apple's money goes to google. WEEEEEEEEEEE.

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 04:55

2. Bluedroid (Posts: 57; Member since: 12 Sep 2011)

Dooms day for rotten apple and it's patent law suits...

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 07:06 1

3. 4i2 (unregistered)

Baraka Obama? What about President Obama??? smdh

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 07:09

4. remixfa (Posts: 14604; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

not gonna be president much longer.

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 09:56 2

8. iwebdroidberry7 (Posts: 230; Member since: 17 Jan 2011)

Lmao and who is going to put him out of office? Rick Perry? Or your soccer mom savior Bachman?

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 10:38 1

9. remixfa (Posts: 14604; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

maybe u should pay attention to politics. he is losing every poll and is constantly losing to "any republican" when they ask who they would vote for. he is over 50% in unpopularity Now and his own party asks him not to help them run for re-election lest they end up losing another few seats that theyve held for the better part of a century, like they just did in NY and a few years ago in Mass.

And bachman is a joke with no future. At best she might beg someone to be VP, but i think that would be a bad idea. Id like Herman Cain to win, but more than likely we will end up with Romney as the nominee, not Perry. Its easy to be front runner before you get torn apart by the media. Romney has already gone through that, perry hasnt.

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 11:51

10. snowgator (Posts: 3604; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)

In 2008, the Democrats could have put any nominee up, and the backlash against Bush would give them the win. Deservedly so- Bush did nothing in his last two and a half years. McCain was running against Bush and Obama. Problem is- the Republicans ain't gonna run Bush again. Our President now has improved nothing, and managed to make some things worse. Any Republican nominee will be running AGAINST Him and only him. Obama ran promising everything to everyone and has delivered none of it. Going to be a long year and a half for him.

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 14:13

13. remixfa (Posts: 14604; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

exactly. as soon as the democrats tied mccain to bush, it was all over. they coulda put up a crack addict as the democrat nominee and he would have one.
the way obama is going, its going to be the exact same thing in reverse in 2012. Another stimulous?? really? the last 4 trillion in debt wasnt enough?

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 07:09

5. remixfa (Posts: 14604; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

this is a good first step. now address all these crazy vague software patents

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 07:56

6. taz89 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 03 May 2011)

1 step closer to stopping the patent troll

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 11:56 1

11. snowgator (Posts: 3604; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)

I do not see how this reform will do anything to stop current trends in the tech world, especially the mobile world, of companies suing one another or streamlining the process to get the suits settled. This act, which does seem to be a good bill, is more concerned with improving the actual act of being awarded the patent. How does this stop the Apple- HTC- Samsung- Google legal tug of war???

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 12:11 1

12. darth8ball (Posts: 520; Member since: 02 Aug 2011)

It doesn't sound like it will stop the lawsuits, only make the companies applying for patents get them approved quicker.
It does however do something interesting Apple won't be able to 'improve' on others inventions and then get there own patent for the 'altered' invention, first to file not first to invent.

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