[PLUG-TALK] [PLUG] Moved to PLUG-TALK Re: The Patent Show

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Wed Jul 27 10:57:53 PDT 2011

On Wed, 27 Jul 2011, Keith Lofstrom wrote:

> Patents are a cash cow for the legal profession.  Most of the
> representatives (like our FORMER Rep. David Wu) are lawyers. They
> represent each other, not you and me.  There is no law making them tell
> the truth, about who they really represent or anything else.  The only law
> is that they sound more plausible than their opponents at election time,
> that is, more like what voters are already used to hearing.

   Perhaps you could (if you don't already) get involved with PubPat
<http://www.pubpat.org/> the Public Patent Foundation. I copyright my ideas
expressed in articles, white papers, and books, and I adamently opose
petenting ideas that are not expressed in physical devices. PubPat is
fighting for rationality. It will probably take longer than our lifetimes,
but at least they're trying.


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