3. No Real Change on Software
Of critical importance to those of us in the information technology industry are software patents, which I've long . While this reform could have been a great time to deal with this problematic issue, that didn't happen. Only two narrow niches--financial products and tax strategies--are addressed in a limited way, but nothing broader is included to fix the problem overall.
Pro: Patents are limited or clarified somewhat in two narrowly defined business niches.
Con: Overall, the ongoing software patent debacle continues unchanged, and that can only .
4. Patent Trolls Unabated