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W3C Requests '906 Patent Re-Examination

From: Philipp Hoschka <ph@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 11:53:15 +0100
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> W3C Requests '906 Patent Re-Examination
> 
>    2003-10-29: Acting on the advice of the W3C [76]HTML Patent Advisory
>    Group, W3C has presented the United States Patent and Trademark Office
>    with prior art establishing that US Patent No. 5,838,906 (the '906
>    patent) is invalid. W3C Director Tim Berners-Lee has written an
>    unprecedented request to US Under Secretary of Commerce for
>    Intellectual Property James E. Rogan to take action to remove the
>    patent to allow operation of the Web. Please refer to the
>    [77]briefing. ([78]News archive)
> 
>      [76] http://www.w3.org/2003/09/pag
>      [77] http://www.w3.org/2003/10/28-906-briefing
>      [78] http://www.w3.org/News/2003#item173
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