Reply to post: Re: We need a patent court

Best of FRANDs: Judge allows Apple retrial following $506m patent infringement ruling

Justin Clements

Re: We need a patent court

We need to overhaul the patent system. It probably wouldn't work but I think a patent should only be awarded with a working prototype. You can't just patent a good idea and wait for someone to trip over it, there needs to be a working prototype. Especially in areas of chip designing where people who are unable to build or design a chip suddenly seem to have a patent on how something works by purely dreaming it up.

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