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  • Feb 27, 2017
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The Mobile World Congress: every technology event should be run like this

The Mobile World Congress: every technology event should be run like this   [ plus a short reflection from Day 1: IBM’s Watson tries to think like Antoni Gaudi ]     For my pre-MWC post from last weekend on the “history of mobile” click here   27 February 2017 – It’s easy to get distracted at […]


The run-up to Mobile World Congress 2017: a short history of mobile

            Painting based on: Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog, by Caspar David Friedrich (1818)               24 February 2017 –  It is mildly subversive and perhaps a little quaint when someone clings to their flip phone and refuses a smartphone. Refusing both kinds of phones […]


  • Feb 7, 2017
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Why software patent eligibility is not an issue at the EPO – and what the USPTO could learn from that

  7 February 2017 – Bastian Best has a great post … rant? … on the flaws of the infamous “abstract idea” test. He says the Mayo/Alice two-step test causes much more harm than good and poses three questions: What kinds of ideas are too “abstract” for a patent? Doesn’t every invention start with an idea? […]


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