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A government authority or license conferring a right or title for a set period, especially the sole right to exclude others from making, using, or selling an invention.
Software Patents not worth the effort?
08 April, 2010
This week I read an article from Erik J. Heels [http://erikjheels.com/?p=2167], where he states that patents are not always worth a try for startups, mainly when it comes to software patents. Well, it happens that I have being reading about this subject lately, and sometimes I do agree, sometimes I don't. Although being expensive and time consuming, patents do give its owner a reasonable advantage over competitors avoiding them from stealing the idea. Ok, I agree that it doesn't always avoid t