Recently it has been suggested (here comment #7) that we must grovel as beggars at the feet of the all mighty SCOTUS and their appeasement-happy followers (i.e. the Federal Circuit panel of Rapid Litigation Management LTD v. Cellzdirect, Inc.)
Why should we?
We have THE POWER TO SHOUT !
To proclaim to all under our 1st Amendment rights what a bunch of incompetent and irrational doles our Supreme Fearless Leaders are when it comes to science, technology and patent law.
Maybe they have no shame.
But still we cannot stand by and be silent.
History will record them as shameful sycophants of the amici curie owners of the bought and paid for Court.
History will note that our SCOTUS elite allowed non-expert, unsworn and un-cross-examined opinions of so-called “friends” to influence them into to making de novo findings of fact at the appellate level with respect to plucking DNA leaves (or banana fruit) from trees, with respect to generic computers and java-juiced 2nd year students at the coffee shop, with respect to laws “of nature”, with respect to fundamental Lego blocks of “human ingenuity” and with respect to how patents might “stifle” their precious “innovation”. What a crock of BS. All of it.
We cannot shrink back and beg.
We must step forward (not back) and yell from the tops of our tenements. We are mad as heck and … we won’t take it any more.
District Court: The Fed. Cir has given us guidance
And by the way,
HAPPY 4TH OF JULY to all yea inhabitants of the land of the free and the home of the brave!