Exactly right. People who complain about Apple's slide to unlock patent don't understand one simple truth: It's a free country- nobody forces smartphone manufacturers use Apple's patented features. That is, the manufacturers are free to invent better phones than Apple folks have ever imagined. Besides, the manufacturers are powered by Android, the mobile OS developed by Google. And we all know that Google employs the smartest engineers on the planet, don't we.No, I hadn’t patented anything, not inventive enough.
Sunday, October 30, 2011
20 - 20 hindsight in action.
The person who writes about patents for Forbes admits: