Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Patent Assertion Entity (“PAE”) #00007

Submission Number:
00007
Commenter:
Bevan Hay
State:
Outside the United States
Initiative Name:
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Patent Assertion Entity (“PAE”)
Matter Number:

P131203

Patents were first established to nurture innovation, in recent times they have come to be used a"weapon " with the ultimate effect of the stifling of innovation. This issue needs to be addressed urgently. As a side though related issue, the recent move by Tesla motors to open source it's patents is a unique and commendable action showing real commitment to innovation.