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Please fix the patent system. Eliminate trivial patents.

Please fix the patent system. Eliminate trivial patents.

I am a Co-Founder of a tiny (3 people) startup company creating Android apps. We recently got a patent infringement notice from Lodsys for the following features in our Android app:

* A link from our free "Lite" version to our paid "Full" version
* The use of "seconds" as a unit of time

Clearly such a patent is an obstacle to innovation in the US. It... more »

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