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Originally Posted by rpgman1 View Post
Guess greed comes into play for patent trolls. Seriously, why patent something that has already been in use for a long time?
Ask apple.

Seriously I'm laughing at this and hoping this continues to snowball with other companies, because it will end up requiring much stricter conditions for patents and existing patents will be reviewed in some circumstances.

That is my prediction.
post #12 of 63
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Guess greed comes into play for patent trolls. Seriously, why patent something that has already been in use for a long time?
For settlement payoffs.
 
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For settlement payoffs.
Yep - exactly this!

Companies would rather either:
  • Buy out the patent
  • Settle in court instead of wasting time and money fighting it

This gives the patent trolls a chance to make significant amounts of money for nothing. The downside to the system is that there is no penalty for losing such patents or filing patents that clearly already have widespread use/prior art - the company just declares bankruptcy and walks away with no losses.

If there were punishments for filing such nonsense I can almost guarantee that this practice would become much less prevalent.

The flaw seems to lie within the patent office itself, the US Patent Office only makes money on patents granted, rejected patents bring in no money so they are encouraged to accept as many as they possibly can.
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post #14 of 63
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Ask apple.

Seriously I'm laughing at this and hoping this continues to snowball with other companies, because it will end up requiring much stricter conditions for patents and existing patents will be reviewed in some circumstances.

That is my prediction.
I was thinkin' the same thing:

Kootol wins against ALL the companies they're suing. These companies, being large corporations with some ability to make ripples, fight and submit things to get the patent system to be reworked so this BS doesn't happen, and we all get to stop hearing about stupid lawsuits because one company is upset that someone has a product that looks like it MIGHT have come from the same basic shape as theirs (a rectangle).
post #15 of 63
Hey OCN. Let's patent the act of Patent trolling! Yeah, let's see who's boss now!
post #16 of 63
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Originally Posted by crashdummy35 View Post
For settlement payoffs.
But if i remember correctly, since digital messaging has been around since before this patent, doesn't it mean the companies will be fine?
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Hey OCN. Let's patent the act of Patent trolling! Yeah, let's see who's boss now!
You'd think apple already had a patent on that...
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But if i remember correctly, since digital messaging has been around since before this patent, doesn't it mean the companies will be fine?
Even though it is pretty obvious the companies will have to hire lawyers and prove this.

Shouldn't be hard, depends if they can be bothered to do so.
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You'd think apple already had a patent on that...
Maybe we can get Apple to sue Kootol?
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patent trolls are starting to get pretty damn annoying. you didn't see capcom suing SNK, Midway, Namco, and SEGA for "1-on-1 beat-em-up with a varied cast of characters and a whole slew of stages to choose from" back in the day.
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