Honeywell International Inc. claims Nest thermostat infringes on patents in federal court lawsuit

Michael Giberson Economist Alex Tabarrok, author of Launching the Innovation Renaissance and Marginal Revolution blogger, worries that the proliferation of patents is stifling innovation, particularly patents for business processes. In an interview with Russ Roberts for EconTalk, Tabarrok remarked that large companies like Apple, Microsoft and Google building up massive numbers of patents mostly to … More Honeywell International Inc. claims Nest thermostat infringes on patents in federal court lawsuit