[Discuss] your key message about patent and innovation to deliver to a public session at mozfest london

Emilio Velis contacto at emiliovelis.com
Thu Oct 13 14:25:32 UTC 2016

I think patents are necessary evils right now. They can be used to protect
openness in a capitalist world, and we should try our best to do so.

On 13 October 2016 at 02:51, Cláudio Sampaio <patola at gmail.com> wrote:

> I was responding to Tiberius on his statement about capitalism, so it is
> not directly a response to your original question. But concerning your
> question, I do think it is important for people to know the negative side
> of patents, the way they curb innovation (e.g. the 3d printring industry
> was stalled by stratasys for twenty years, only exploding when the FDM
> patent expired in 2009 and also thanks to the reprap project) and prevent
> frictionless innovation. The references I have given can help if they get
> some interest in earning money not only without patents but also without
> copyright. And finally, I have an advice from Dave Jones from the highly
> acclaimed EEV Blog: don't bother to use patents! https://www.youtube.
> com/watch?v=Z7BL1O0xCcY
> On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 5:44 AM, Antoine C. <smallwindturbineproj.
> contactor at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Le 13/10/2016 à 10:35, Cláudio Sampaio a écrit :
>> > Actually patents are the opposite of capitalism, because like other
>> forms
>> > of Intellectual "Property", they take your control of your real
>> property.
>> >
>> > earn money with digital goods without having to
>> > resort on Intellectual "Property"
>> Hi Claudio, just to be sure I've well understood: is the above what
>> would be your very top most important key short message each of you
>> would like me to deliver to "Mozilians" about this question of "patent and
>> innovation" for hardware ? Or is it: "read the books" ?
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