Originally Posted by ScotiaBurrell
These are questions for lawyers and judges, on a case by case basis.
I am sure the lawyers would like to have it that way.
What is really needed is an overhaul of the entire patent system with no lawyers allowed in the process. Trivial patents like those Apple is flaunting are just not worthy of patent protection, or even copyright. They are just one step in the progress of fashion trends that have nothing to do with real creativity on a fundamental level.