[Fsfe-ie] US Congress to Overhaul Patent Law

Alex Macfie alex at cgce.net
Wed Aug 24 11:52:13 CEST 2005

On Aug 24, 2005, at 01:22, Justin Mason wrote:

> It's not *all* bad, though, in the US proposal.
> On one hand, first-to-file is pretty absurd.

I don't understand what you've got against first-to-file. If you 
believe patents are a nuisance, then first-to-file lowers the nuisance 
[Besides which it's also much more workable, less bureaucratic and less 
open to manipulation than first-to-invent.]

Alex Macfie, Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C.
alex at cgce.net

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