Items tagged "Patent Reform"

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Public Knowledge White Paper Highlights the Problems Within the Patent System

April 18, 2014 Patent Reform , white paper

Yesterday, Charles Duan, Director of Public Knowledge’s Patent Reform Project, released a white paper that details our goals for patent reform. It’s clear that the patent system is an important motivator for new technologies. But there are many loopholes in the system, making it a hot spot for exploitation and abuse. This harms new technologies rather than promoting them. In the paper, Duan presents five areas that people should look to when talking about potential reforms.

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We Are Definitely Against Indefiniteness in Patents

March 4, 2014 amicus brief , Patent Reform

In an amicus brief filed today, Public Knowledge and EFF urge the Supreme Court to reject fuzzy, ambiguous patents that harm innovation.

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A Patent on Seven Simple Lines of Code

February 27, 2014 amicus brief , Patent Reform

Public Knowledge urges the Supreme Court to recognize that abstract ideas are unpatentable even when they are implemented on a computer.

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