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Journal: Open Call From the Patent Office

Journal by bendodge

From The Washington Post

The Patent and Trademark Office is starting a pilot project that will not only post patent applications on the Web and invite comments but also use a community rating system designed to push the most respected comments to the top of the file, for serious consideration by the agency's examiners. A first for the federal government, the system resembles the one used by Wikipedia, the popular user-created online encyclopedia.

What this country needs is a good five dollar plasma weapon.

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