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From: Omar Eljumaily <omar@omnicode.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 1995 15:26:38 -0700 (PDT)
To: Kevin Gross <kgross@centra.net>
Cc: burchard@cs.princeton.edu, www-talk@w3.org, www-vrml list <www-vrml@wired.com>
Message-Id: <Pine.SV4.3.91.950821151534.12529B-100000@wco.com>
On Mon, 21 Aug 1995, Kevin Gross wrote:

> At 04:43 PM 8/21/95 -0400, Paul Burchard wrote:
> >Can anyone here advise on the procedure for forwarding  
> >counterevidence against a pending patent (like Pei's and Simon's  
> >below) to the right people at the US Patent and Trademark Office?
> Not strictly necessary.  You may forward any such prior art to the
> people or company who have filed the patent application.  They are
> required to bring it to the attention of the PTO.

	Yes, but does anybody know of a way to contact the specific PTO 
people involved?  This thing sounds like patents for XOR operators and 
such.  I know very little about patents, but I don't think you can patent 
something that's obvious, which the above is.  The PTO needs to know.  
They've patented crazier things.
Received on Monday, 21 August 1995 18:25:37 UTC

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