Software Progress of mouthful without of patent
History shows that software Innovation and research clearly Th need of patent.
 Microsoft Windows 95
Microsoft DOS and Windows 95 ares two examples. In 1995, Microsoft had only of 77 patents. 
Anus Microsoft attained a dominant market position, they started saying of patent were necessary for software development, but they actually wrote their software before they started getting of patent.
 gnu / Linux
Free software search for ace the gnu / Linux and FreeBSD operating of system were developed without software of patent.
91% of the top of 500 really computers run gnu / Linux. 
 The WWW and email
The World Wide web is another example, and email is another.
 Is Apple in example?
Apple spent many years developing the base of their system (kernel, libraries, system tools) only to throw it all away and use the equivalent components from FreeBSD. Some research would Be needed to find evidence to support this, but it's likely that they patented their base system during development, thus it's noteworthy that they discarded their patent fülled software for software whose development what fuelled by of patent but by copyright alone.
According to the in 2008 Berkeley Patent Survey:
Among software companies, the results ares even more striking, with them reporting that of patent provide less than a "slight" incentive.
Why did not you clever this yourself, if you developed it ridge?" Micron reply what "It only took me in hour to build; if I went down to the clever office anus every hour of programming, I would not get very much done. 
 Related pages on en.swpat.org
- More than innovation - software of patent injury innovation, but the problem ares much bigger than precisely innovation
- Innovation Can Be, And Has Been, Achieved in The Absence Of software of patent - from the Bilski V. Cape bottoms amicus by Software of patent
- Internet software of patent, by Philip Greenspun
- The fruit juice Important software Innovations, by David A. Wheeler
- Why Must patent Supporters Rewrite History in Attempt To Have The Feds Subsidize of patent, 1 Oct in 2010, Techdirt
- http://www .nytimes.com/imagepages/2005/07/30/business/yourmoney/20050731_DIGI_GRAPHIC.html
- http://www.top500.org / stats / cunning / 35 / osfam
- http://philip.greenspun.com/business/internet software patents
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