Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Good Artists Copy, Great Artists Steal « What I Couldn't Say…

Apparently intent on remaining high on the list of Fake Steve’s input sources, Jonathan Schwartz shares his impressions on the intellectual property scene.  An interesting twist:

But for a technology company, going on offense with software patents seems like an act of desperation, relying on the courts instead of the marketplace. See Nokia’s suit against Apple for a parallel example of frivolous litigation – it hasn’t slowed iPhone momentum (I’d argue it accelerated it). So I wonder who will be first to claim Apple’s iPad is stepping on their IP… perhaps those that own the carcass of the tablet computing pioneer Go Corp.? Except that would be AT&T. Hm.

Good Artists Copy, Great Artists Steal « What I Couldn't Say…

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