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Submission + - Who can fix the patent system? We Can! With some help from StackExchange (stackoverflow.com)

highphilosopher writes: So the latest patent reform laws had a little clause in there that the public can submit prior work to the patent office to disprove bad patents. This plus a willing USPTO Director, and the good people at StackExchange makes a winning combination. A StackExchange site dedicated to collecting prior art for bad patents! This is the first thing I've seen that actually does something good for patents.

It is easier to change the specification to fit the program than vice versa.