Obama to unveil a package of reforms to deal with patent trolls

Shawn Knight

TechSpot Staff
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President Barack Obama is expected to announce new laws governing patents in the US in the near future. Specifically, the president will reveal five executive actions and propose seven legislative changes that will get a closer look from Congress in...

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cliffordcooley

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Good job! The coolest president we have had, besides bill Clinton.
Thats the complete opposite of the way I feel. Actually I don't have any respect for anyone in office. The criteria of which one is deemed worthy of office is pathetic.

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Yeah you are right, I am trolling this topic. Thats how ridiculous I see our government.
 
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As a Canadian, I'm glad to see Obama step in and address the broken patent system. USA was just making themselves look bad. Patents for an unlock slider from destination Point A to Point B or a shopping cart feature??
 

Skidmarksdeluxe

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Maybe Samsung are trying to get the US government in their back pocket so they don't have to go through with what they went through with Apple. It's about time they curbed patent trolling.
 
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J_Gert

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I definitely support this bill. I hope it goes through unanimously. This will definitely help the consumer and save millions for other companies which should pass down to us.
 
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I wondered what that sound I heard earlier was...it was the sound of congressional lobbyists' phones ringing, audible five states away.
 
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Honestly Obama will do anything at this point if it distracts people from the IRS, EPA, Benghazi, reporter scandals and whatever else we don't know about yet...
 
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I'm sure it doesn't have ANYTHING to do with Google protecting Android, or Google's indirect competition with Apple. nah... Why on Earth would Google lobby the government to change the patent laws? hmmm
 
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What hiding? Nothing is truly hidden in DC. People just fail to read what they sign.
 
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spencer

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I'm sure it doesn't have ANYTHING to do with Google protecting Android, or Google's indirect competition with Apple. nah... Why on Earth would Google lobby the government to change the patent laws? hmmm
google is partners with the NSA Duh