Does anybody else follow the madness of them all? Apple seemes to be one of the worst TBH but there are others. (how can you patent a icon of a box with rounded corners??) todays helpings: Patent Troll Sues Nearly the Entire Mobile Industry 5,929,655: Dual-Purpose I/O Circuit in a Combined LINK/PHY Integrated Circuit 6,208,879: Mobile Information Terminal Equipment and Portable Electronic Apparatus 6,456,841: Mobile Communication Apparatus Notifying User of Reproduction Waiting Information Effectively I'd like to think i'm not a total dunce but that 3rd one surely could mean anything? Think I'll start creating patents for emerging ideas even though I will never create the product & then when somebody else invents it for real I can reap the rewards.