The patent battles continue

Someone should just get a patent on granting silly patents, and then sue the patent agencies & courts when they grant one.

One of the worst patents ever just got upheld in court.

Lawyers & ethics – an Apple saga

In the high stakes patent games, trust no one, especially not the lawyers whether working for you or against you:

But the documents in the public record thus far may just be the tip of the iceberg, and big questions remain. Why didn’t Morgan Lewis—which knew the lawsuit was coming before it was filed—see an ethical problem in letting one of its partner invest in a patent troll, especially one specially designed to target one of the firm’s big clients? And how many other big-firm lawyers are entwined with “start-ups” that are actually holding companies, created to attack the very corporations they are supposed to be defending?

via Apple, betrayed by its own law firm | Ars Technica.