WikiPatents is not the first site to take aim at what some deem an epidemic of undeserving patents, although with its more than 3 million patent listings and more to come, it appears to be the most ambitious. The open-source software community, which has sounded alarms in recent years over what it calls a rash of “bad patents,” has also devised systems aimed at allowing the public to view patent applications and prior art more readily.

Read this article from C|Net and visit WikiPatents direct.


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