There are lots of patents floating around that don’t represent bona fide inventions. The office that evaluates patent applications is overwhelmed, and doesn’t really have a mechanism to conclusively reject low-quality applications. As a result, clever and persistent lawyers can wrangle patents for long-established technologies like GPS tracking and scanning and emailing documents, without adding innovative ideas.
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