Graham on Patents Stefan Tilkov, Mar 31, 2006 For once, I thoroughly disagree with Paul Graham — software patents, IMO, are inherently Evil. On March 31, 2006 6:04 PM, Brandon Corfman said: Software Patents ARE Evil. How does Graham arrive at the conclusion that standard patents=software patents in the first few paragraphs? I can’t follow it. The rest of his article is worthless because of this already flawed assumption.