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USPTO event: Who should bear the burden of better software patents?

Eileen McDermott, New York


Stakeholders who gathered at New York University on Wednesday to discuss ways to improve the quality of software patents seemed divided between those who would put the onus on applicants and those who would require more work of examiners

The roundtable discussion was the second of two events the USPTO has held in response to criticism of bad software patents that have contributed to the so-called smartphone wars. In January, the Office published a Federal Register notice requesting written...


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