Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Software Patents, the Hacker Ethic, and Patent Trolls

Nowadays I spend a good chunk of my time working on patent-related matters. Many people -- including my younger self -- would judge this very negatively, because they think -- correctly, in my view -- that the current patent system is, essentially, evil. Recently, I've been motivated to collect some of my thoughts about the patent system, and posted them to the Mimecast blog. You can find them in these two posts, if you're interested:

  Software Patents and the Hacker Ethic

  The Scourge of Patent Trolls