There are patently absurd aspects to new system

THE government is introducing a substantive search-and-examination process for patent applications to replace the depository system — it believes this will enable the granting of more robust patents.

Critics of the existing system say it encourages frivolous applications and allows weak patents to be issued. A move towards a substantive search-and-examination system is a fine idea, but several hurdles will need to be overcome.

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