Sunday, August 21, 2011

US patent office "celebrates" 8millionth patent

You can see what the USPTO had to say on their site, but I think the comments from the slashdot submitter are worth pondering.

Clearly, are patent applications are accelerating... and I don't believe we have that degree of new innovation.

Read more after the break...
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"It took nearly 80 years for the first 1 million patents to issue in the U.S. On Tuesday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued its eight-millionth patent. This most recent 1 million patents took only about 5 years."

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