Pedram Sameni
Jun 6, 2011

Crowdsourcing Firm Puts $20k Bounty On App Patents | paidContent

An American commercial patent research company says it plans to seek out “prior art” to invalidate a patent being used by MacroSolve to sue Apple (NSDQ: AAPL), Android and BlackBerry app developers, and has invited developers to join in the search, the Guardian can reveal. Anyone who discovers earlier information that leads to the patent’s withdrawal could win between $5,000 and $20,000 from Article One Partners, which is leading the search.