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April 14, 2011

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Whatever happened to "If it ain't broke don't fix it?" They're "fixing" the parts of patent system that work - fixin' 'em good! - and totally missing the mark on the parts that don't. Reminds me of the scene in Blazing Saddles where Bart pulls a gun on himself and the schoolteacher asks, "Can't anybody help that poor man?" - can't anyone save Congress from itself? Except here it's the rest of us who will pay the price for Congress' indiscretion. I think I hear Puck from A Midsummer Night's Dream laughing in the background.

I must admit that I am partial (in theory, at least) to Rep. Chu's "pro bono" patent program. Many have complained that small and independent innovators have often been left out of important processes such as the deliberations over patent reform. While a pro-bono program likely wouldn't directly affect such things, it should nevertheless serve to provide some balance and arm inventors with the tools they need for proper patent prosecution and patent enforcement.
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