Notice this guy not working at MS for a long while is not suing MS or any MS friendly company, even though they may technically be violating them.
We need someone with balls to get up on Capitol hill and get them to eliminate Software process patents. Get rid of most of this. Software process patents like this are just ways to litigate your competitors out of existance and provide BIG major barriers for new companies.
If someone spent enough time, and patents were rigorously sifted through, I doubt there would be a single business today that you could start because of some junk patent like this.
Then again, these are lawyers you're telling this to...