Apple's 'Steve Jobs' Patent Found Invalid by USPTO

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Qaanol

You should be able to patent a specific implementation—you should not be able to patent an idea. So, you can patent a particular method for converting screen-touches into OS events, but you cannot patent the *concept* of converting screen-touches into OS events.

That is the way the patent system worked for 200 years, and we need to return to basics.

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brandonwalkermedia

the patent system is described as a way of protecting ones idea... so why cant we patent them?

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