20141209 Dear #USPTO   I Urge You Not To Grant

Keith I MyersKeith I Myers2014-12-09 13:22:32-0500 – Updated: 2014-12-09 13:24:20-0500Dear #USPTO  
I urge you not to grant this patent as this feature has existed for years on Google Now / Google Maps. 

http://appft1.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PG01&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=%2220140358410%22.PGNR.&OS=DN/20140358410&RS=DN/20140358410ImageShared with: Public, Adam Outler+1’d by: Killa Gaming, C K, Marc-André Kolly, Adam Outler, Poonam Ale, Nicole Jones, Joshua McClain Design, Chris Pugrud, rick sare almost daily vlogRay – 2014-12-09 16:35:42-0500Software patents are stupid it just gives companies excuses to sue other companies Adam Outler – 2014-12-09 16:58:51-0500I’m beginning to think of patents as marketing ploys to garner fanboys attention which gets them talking and promotes the companies on both sides. Keith I Myers – 2014-12-09 17:39:02-0500+Adam Outler – I hate it when you are (probably rightJustin Mangum – 2014-12-23 15:23:26-0500So lemme get this straight.  They are patenting simply a “look” and “process flow” for displaying stops on a route.  I don’t even see how crap like this is patent worthy, really.  Patents are meant for innovation, new technology, etc – like bluray, 4K TV, the sensor in my car that tells me when I’m nearing an object.   This… this is like trying to patent the width / fold of the drapes some old lady is hanging.  (I don’t care if it’s Apple, Samsung, Google, whoever – these kinds of patents need to just stop.)

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