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Old 08-09-2016, 12:12 PM   #1
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LXer: Government Accountability Office Study Confirms: Patent Office Encouraged Examiners To Approve Cr@ppy Patents


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This shouldn't be a surprise. All the way back in 2004, in Adam Jaffe's and Josh Lerner's excellent book about our dysfunctional patent system, Innovation and Its Discontents, one of the key problems they outlined with the system was the fact that there was strong incentives for patent examiners at the US Patent Office to approve shit patents. That's because they were rewarded for how "productive" they were in terms of how many patent applications they completed processing.

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