angry tapir writes: "Google's decision this week to ask the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office to re-examine a number of the Oracle patents at issue in the companies' ongoing intellectual-property case could have a significant effect on how the dispute plays out. Oracle has sued Google, claiming the Google-backed Android OS violated a number of Oracle-held Java patents and copyrights."
If a subordinate asks you a pertinent question, look at him as if he had
lost his senses. When he looks down, paraphrase the question back at him.