Setting precident…

“What does worry me about this lawsuit is that it’s going to lead to many more. And it makes patents even more important, and as such, more valuable. That could end up hurting many companies, both large and small. And it could distract from innovation because everyone will be so preoccupied with filing patents, looking for ones that they might be infringing upon, or in court.”

parislemon – The Costs.

Surely now that everyone has seen this happen rather than having to suffer more cases, other companies will just not copy.

I’m sure that every patent lawyer in every competitor is working this weekend reviewing the case against their product pipelines.