A US federal court has rejected German software maker SAP's bid to overturn a $345m judgment against it, in a move that could finally end a patent-infringement lawsuit that has already dragged on for nearly six years. Versata, a maker of business rules engine software, first brought suit against SAP in 2007 over allegations that …
As with so many of these cases...
...I find myself asking how the buggery bollocks they managed to get a patent on something so simple and obvious?
I was thinking...
I was thinking maybe somebody had already patented the concept of overpriced, stupidly-designed software with trillions of idiotic icons that only make sense in German.
Code snippet stolen from SAP:
SAP_Fee := Net_Profit
Net_Profit := 0
Couldn't have happened to a nicer company
well, maybe Datev...
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