HOWEVER, what was included on page 278 was a classic. Talking about citations in patents to other documents, Jaffe et al. wrote:
strictly legal cites (the patent attorney clouds the picture by acting in a risk-averse manner to avoid any hint of infringement, opting to include a citation even when the inventor doesn't consider it as prior art).
Yes! Professor Jaffe thinks patent attorneys fill up PTO-1449 forms to avoid a hint of INFRINGEMENT! If we cite it, we won't infringe it. Remember that Howard Berman relied on Jaffe to teach him about patents.
Lex Luther, a macaw, renews his challenge to Howard Berman.
Lex Luther challenges Howard Berman on patent reform, HR 1908 IPBiz puts its money on the genetic parrot.