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Patent Wars: What Would Joe Piscopo Say?

Everyone is suing everyone in the patent wars. What would Piscopo say? Check this out.

Back in the day, comedian Joe Piscopo reported on the confusing Major League Baseball Playoff race, using bobbleheads to make the point — or, more precisely, to make the confusing point even more confusing. His staccato delivery style was a staple of this Saturday Night Live news bit.

It occurred to me that the mobile patent wars were equally confusing, so we decided to spoof the SNL sketch as a way to explain things. InformationWeek editor-in-chief Rob Preston plays Piscopo. The bobbleheads play themselves.

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