Thursday, December 27, 2012

2012 Innovation Quote #2

Our Favorite Quotes - 2012

"My view is that people are creative animals and will figure out cleaver ways to use tools that the inventor never imagined." 

- Steve Jobs as quoted in Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson.

A potential explanation on why patents have overly broad language - inventors want their invention to cover all of the cleaver ways to use their invention that they haven't imagined.

This year we bring you a compilation of some of our favorite quotes on innovation, innovation, inventors, and patent insanity as part of our year end wrap up.  Send us yours at and we'll publish them and add them to our collection.