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'''Patent Absurdity: how software patents broke the system''' is a half-hour film about [[software patents]], published on the 16<sup>th</sup> of April, 2010.
 
'''Patent Absurdity: how software patents broke the system''' is a half-hour film about [[software patents]], published on the 16<sup>th</sup> of April, 2010.
  
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Roughly in chronological order:
 
Roughly in chronological order:
  
* [[Bilksi]]
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* [[Silly patents]] - many would call Bilski's patent, and others mentioned, trivial or silly
 
* [[Silly patents]] - many would call Bilski's patent, and others mentioned, trivial or silly
 
* [[Business method patents]] (Bilski's patent is a business method, not a software idea)
 
* [[Business method patents]] (Bilski's patent is a business method, not a software idea)
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* [[Ben Klemens on software patents|Ben Klemens]]
 
* [[Ben Klemens on software patents|Ben Klemens]]
 
* [[Timothy B. Lee on software patents|Timothy B. Lee]]
 
* [[Timothy B. Lee on software patents|Timothy B. Lee]]
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* [[Michael Meurer on software patents|Michael Meurer]]
 
* [[Eben Moglen on software patents|Eben Moglen]]
 
* [[Eben Moglen on software patents|Eben Moglen]]
 
* [[Ciarán O'Riordan on software patents|Ciarán O'Riordan]]
 
* [[Ciarán O'Riordan on software patents|Ciarán O'Riordan]]
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* [[Audio-video patents]]
 
* [[Audio-video patents]]
 
* [[Ogg Theora]]
 
* [[Ogg Theora]]
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* [[Who should see Patent Absurdity]] (in the [[USA]])
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* [[Who should see Patent Absurdity in New Zealand]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* [http://patentabsurdity.com/ Patent Absurdity home page] from where you can watch or download the film.
 
* [http://patentabsurdity.com/ Patent Absurdity home page] from where you can watch or download the film.
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* [http://groups.fsf.org/wiki/Patent_Absurdity_Screenings Patent Absurdity Screenings]
 
* [http://news.swpat.org/2009/11/bilski-hearing-transcript/ The Bilski hearing transcript, as text]
 
* [http://news.swpat.org/2009/11/bilski-hearing-transcript/ The Bilski hearing transcript, as text]
  
 
===Reviews===
 
===Reviews===
  
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* [http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20100417000550276 www.groklaw.net]
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* [http://lwn.net/Articles/383694/ lwn.net]
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* [http://yro.slashdot.org/story/10/04/16/2041245/Is-the-Tide-Turning-On-Patents yro.slashdot.org]
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* [http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2010/04/monday-miscellany_19.html ipkitten.blogspot.com]
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* [http://www.the-source.com/2010/04/patent-absurdity/ www.the-source.com]
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* [http://opensource.com/law/10/4/patent-absurdity opensource.com]
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* [http://www.patentlyo.com/patent/2010/04/patent-absurdity-the-movie.html www.patentlyo.com]
 
* [http://www.computerworlduk.com/community/blogs/index.cfm?entryid=2911&blogid=14 Darkness Visible: Making Patent Absurdity Patent], by Glyn Moody
 
* [http://www.computerworlduk.com/community/blogs/index.cfm?entryid=2911&blogid=14 Darkness Visible: Making Patent Absurdity Patent], by Glyn Moody
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* [http://www.eweekeurope.co.uk/news/free-software-film-slams-absurdity-of-software-patents-6545 www.eweekeurope.co.uk]
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* [http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/Patent-Absurdity-documentary-available-as-free-download-981029.html www.h-online.com]
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* [http://www.opensource.org/node/518 www.opensource.org]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/04/16/patent-absurdity-is-finally-out/ techrights.org]
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* [http://webmink.com/2010/04/16/links-for-2010-04-16/ webmink.com]
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* [http://fosspatents.blogspot.com/2010/04/patent-absurdity-movie-well-meant-but.html fosspatents.blogspot.com], by [[Florian Mueller]]
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* [http://news.swpat.org/2010/04/patent-absurdity/ news.swpat.org]
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* [http://lxer.com/module/newswire/view/134483/index.html lxer.com]
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* [http://www.0xdeadbeef.com/weblog/2010/04/on-software-patent-absurdity/ www.0xdeadbeef.com]
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* [http://www.linux-magazine.com/Online/Blogs/Off-the-Beat-Bruce-Byfield-s-Blog/Patent-Absurdity-The-Case-against-Software-Patents-Comes-to-Film linux-magazine.com], by Bruce Byfield
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Latest revision as of 21:10, 16 June 2012

To help make subtitles in other languages, see Patent Absurdity/Subtitles.

Patent Absurdity: how software patents broke the system is a half-hour film about software patents, published on the 16th of April, 2010.

Contents

[edit] The issues raised

Roughly in chronological order:

[edit] The court cases mentioned

(see also: Case law in the USA)

[edit] The cast

[edit] Related pages on en.swpat.org

[edit] External links

[edit] Reviews


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