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We need to fix software patents, says outgoing Kappos

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In one of his final interviews before leaving office as USPTO Director, David Kappos identified “software and software patenting” as the biggest challenge for his successor.

Speaking to Managing IP before he leaves the USPTO this Friday, Kappos said: "There’s been a lot of controversy over the smartphone patent wars and section 101 on the software side and all of that is important, but there’s also...


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Matal also had a tip for those unsure how to pronounce USPTO Director nominee Andrei Iancu's surname: "Say it as if… https://t.co/DfwG58b5OU

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Matal pointed out "two sleeper cases" he thinks have a shot at making it to SCOTUS - Unwired Planet and Secure Axce… https://t.co/AUw9cmQziV

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One for fans of TV format disputes (addresses copyright, breach of confidence & passing off) https://t.co/Qe1lr1NrSq

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