Subject: RE: "incentive void" (was Re: A different patent covenant...)
From: simo <>
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2006 13:03:50 -0400

On Mon, 2006-10-23 at 10:18 -0600, Anderson, Kelly wrote:
> There is the question of which creates the greater value, the software
> engineer doing the inventing or the lawyer filing the patent. From my
> experience writing and filing the patent is usually more work than the
> inventing.

This is unique only of the software field, in any case, I'm pretty sure
that without the software engineer it's rather difficult to file any
patent, no matter how hard the lawyer works.