IPCom's $2B Lawsuit Against Apple Dismissed
Part of Research and Development.
However, part of research and development, is to research if an idea has already been patented. The patent department is already overloaded with technology patent applications on a daily basis. Myself, like others often claim we like our ideas and should patent it. But, we often never ask ourselves if it has actually been patented before. Big tech companies such Apple, Google, Microsoft etc, should be using the research part of this department to investigate its own ideas. This saves time and money that usually gets pushed onto the customer. Apple should have had the chance to purchase the patent from ...
Many years ago, patent applications had to have a conceptual design along with a working embodiment to present in order to complete the application process. It appears now days, I can put my idea on a piece of paper, fold it into a paper airplane and throw it throught the patent office window while driving to work and then be presented with approval.
On the other scope of things, many physicists, scientists and engineers feel there sho...
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