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A Patent Tree Grows In Seattle 37

Posted by samzenpus
from the call-paul-bunyon dept.
theodp writes "Among the featured attractions for the kids at the just-opened $10 million Bezos Center for Innovation in the $60 million Museum of History & Industry in Seattle is a 'Patent Tree'. The museum opening marks the end of a week for Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos that saw his personal and managerial life put on display with the release of an excerpt from The Everything Store, a new book by Brad Stone, who reveals how he found Bezos's long-lost biological father."
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A Patent Tree Grows In Seattle

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  • Poison Patent Tree (Score:5, Interesting)

    by Anonymous Coward on Sunday October 13, 2013 @02:59PM (#45115611)

    Bezos is synonymous with bad patents in my mind... all because of his one-click patent which makes a mockery of the entire patent system and undermines any validity his other patents might have.

    To me a patent means that someone with money and power has staked out an area in the playground that he will bully others to protect... it has less and less to do with innovation.

Innovation is hard to schedule. -- Dan Fylstra