Theaetetus: Respectfully, Drew, you've got a lot of inaccuracies in that talk.
MrEricSir: Wonder if this is a typical case, or if Drew was "lucky" to encounter a somewhat incompetent patent troll. Seems like it easily could have been far worse.
CrispFlows: I genuinely wish I can understand the TED talks, some of them subtitled and captioned. This one is not. I assume that the video is too fresh for the subtitles to be added yet.Drew, if you happened to have written this talk before you went to stage, would it be too much to ask if you post the written version on here?.
Theaetetus: DrySocket: Gooseberry is a shell company for Intellectual Ventures, Nathan Myrvholds little "innovation" company.Got a citation for that? Haven't heard that IV is using shells, but I'd be interested to know more.
Rent Party: Theaetetus:That's a great conclusion, but again, without any actual evidence, the patent can't be invalidated simply because you say it was extremely obvious and the Examiner sucked. You need one or more references that teach or suggest every element in those claims, not simply a wiki article about the history of VoIP.As a burgeoning GED in Law student, let me ask you a serious lawyer like question, purely from an academic standpoint.Is it necessary that all the elements of the patent be shown to be obvious to invalidate the patent, or only portions of it. If my patent for an automatic carrot peeler has four elements, and someone comes along and legitimately demonstrates my flux capacitor is not original, does that invalidate the entire patent?
Theaetetus: The other change that should help is that trolls now have to sue everyone individually... No more single suits against Apple, Microsoft, Google, Toshiba, Drew Curtis, Samsung, etc. as joint defendants, unless they actually were legitimately collaborating on something.That significantly raises their costs, and makes it tougher for the court to say "Drew's in Kentucky, Microsoft is in Seattle... I guess East Texas is a good place for a suit since it's halfway between."
Drew: I respectfully disagree...
FTGodWin: It's s TED talk. You can say anything you want at those and everyone believes it.
Yuri Futanari: i type wwith m,y p[eenis
Msol: The weird bluescreen behind Drew was strange, I was actually surprised there was an audience. The whole thing looked a little fake.
Galloping Galoshes: However Drew beat a patent troll, he didn't do it long enough, hard enough, or with a big enough stick.
towatchoverme: I just patented fingers.No more posts in this thread.
Mirrorz: I just patented the act of listening. All you motherf*ckers better settle.
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