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GeneralPetition to us gov to "Direct the Patent Office to Cease Issuing Software Patents" Pin
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In principle, I agree. However, the devil is in the details. One of the problems with Software patents, and the most glaring problem with this petition, is the fact that there is no good, bright-line definition of "Software Patent".

Even if some legislation was passed that says "No Software Patents", you can bet all the patent trolls out there would still write them and sue people for them, they would just write them in such a way as to have them classified as something else like a "Design Patent" or similar.
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