January 4, 2001

On the Net, patents have weight of gold

Author: JT Smith

SFGate.com reviews the current state of patent law: "Disturbingly, however, an increasing number of
patents are being issued that seem to stretch the
definition of "unique, specific and non-obvious."
Amazon.com, for example, claims through its patents
the exclusive right to let customers buy products from
its Web site with a single click. Other sites must require
two clicks or more."
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