Originally posted on VentureBeat:

Samsung appeal patentsI have to admit, I’m a huge Apple fan. I’ve bought practically every Apple device ever made. I am usually one of those in line the first day Apple releases a new product, and I own Apple stock.

That said, I hope that Apple loses if Samsung appeals — as they are expected to do.

Here’s why: I am worried about the future of innovation — not only in Silicon Valley, but also at Apple. Another Apple victory will escalate the patent wars and cause more innovative startups to get trampled while tech-industry titans battle each other. Another patent victory could also cause Apple to become complacent – just as Microsoft was at the height of its Windows monopoly. Innovation requires a thriving ecosystem – one in which companies build on each other’s ideas and where they are forced to continually reinvent themselves.

I have previously written about how…

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