You only have to follow the News to find out who’s suing who in the Intellectual Property wars, Apple, Samsung, Microsoft, Nokia – they’re all at it – but is the whole intellectual property industry an anachronism of the past ?
Most technical innovation takes place at such a rapid pace, & product life-cycles are so short, by the time the dispute get’s to Court the product is obsolete.
Geography also plays its part with some countries immune to International legislation.
There is also a strong argument that resources currently deployed pursuing & defending IPR could be better & more effectively deployed in innovation itself.
What do you think ?
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