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Hi, I’m Brad Feld, a managing director at the Foundry Group who lives in Boulder, Colorado. I invest in software and Internet companies around the US, run marathons and read a lot.

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Patents Continue to be Silly

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Jonathan Schwartz – the CEO of Sun – has a superb blog post up today titled Thank You, Network ApplianceApparently Network Appliance has sued Sun for patent infringement and rather than hide behind his lawyers, he’s taking on the battle on the front lines on his blog.  Way to go Jonathan.

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  • Jason

    Jonathan, you are my hero. This is a fabulous response.

  • Kenny

    I beg to differ! Patenting your invention or proprietary asset is the best thing that can happen to someone.
    I am an advocate of the offensive and defensive patent methods.

  • http://mattishness.com mathew johnson

    here is a fun article from the economist about how magicians protect their intellectual property without the benefits of law and patents:

    http://economist.com/daily/columns/businessview/displaystory.cfm?story_id=9825182

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