software patents

Patent 5,995,745

November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Adding real-time support to general purpose operating systems AbstractA general purpose computer operating system is run using a real time operating system. A real time [...]

Patents considered harmful, by some.

September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

@vyodaiken This makes no sense. You don’t foster competition by handing out monopolies. — Timothy B. Lee (@binarybits) September 16, 2014 That’s not how it [...]

The Horrors of Software Patents

June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

US Patent Number  4701722 A is a perfect example of everything software patent opponents hate about software patents: It implements  mathematical functions that are pretty [...]

At issue in Apple versus Samsung patent fight

April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

A system and method causes a computer to detect and perform actions on structures identified in computer data. The system provides an analyzer server, an application program [...]

Free Software Patents: Alan Cox

August 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

1. A method, comprising: storing, by one or more processors, confidential data in a confidential section of virtual memory, wherein storing the confidential data in the [...]

Investors and software patents

September 29, 2008 | 0 Comments

Talking to possible investors, smart people with a lot of business experience, is a reminder of how critical patents are to innovative small business. Every new idea attracts [...]

Patent trolling and guilty knowledge

September 17, 2008 | 1 Comment

Mr. Myhrvold: All of this fear is from people who have guilty knowledge of their own actions. There are lots of major tech companies that grew from zero to gigantically [...]