Thursday, October 8, 2009

Current State of IP is a Joke

Whatever your feelings towards intellectual property (IP), I think it's obvious that IP law around the world, and especially the United States is in dire need of serious reform (unlikely, says Stephan Kinsella). Patent and copyright limits need to be reduced substantially, as well as what is and isn't patentable. From the the Against Monopoly blog comes this list of outrageous patents (click through for outrageous judgements too):
Likewise, the PatentLawPractice website/wiki has several resources to show outrageous patents, found here. It's high-time we cut the head off this monopoly monster known as intellectual property.

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