Samsung is demanding that Apple prove its patents are valid. The Tech Curmudgeon approves and hopes that, after 99% of the patents are tossed out, software and “appearance” patents go the way of the dodo soon after.
When a new innovation comes along, corporations typically follow a predictable arc. First there’s the “Ignore It” phase. Then, once it becomes clear that it’s actually important, they dive into the “Getting […]