Anybody been following this? There is a time line about it here. Companies need to be innovative in order to stay profitable and in a billion dollar market like the phone and tablet market there is a lot of competition. This is just one battle going on with companies accusing each other of using each others patents without paying. At the rate new trends are progressing there will be no stop to these battles especially for patents which are essential. What needs to be done seeing that the patent regime in its present state does not seem to be working?

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