David Recordon: Nah, it's a good question. Can't say I use G+ very actively right now in terms of sharing content.
Jeffrey Zampieron: How about the simple: You can only patent what you can physically realize? Concept, algorithmic patents all go away... since most of those are obvious to someone skilled in the art like 95% of the time or natural obvious extensions to existing art.
Andreas Kuckartz: I find it astonishing that 5615 people have you in their circles but hours after you posted this there was not a single comment and only five people plussed this. And, yes, I agree that the patent system has become a significant problem.