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Re: EOLAS ACQUIRES MILLSTONE INTERNET SOFTWARE PATENT

From: Steve H Rose <habib@world.std.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 1995 21:14:53 +0059 (EDT)
To: www-talk@w3.org
Message-Id: <Pine.3.89.9508212129.G7251-0100000@world.std.com>
The general number I have for patent info is (703) 308-HELP  Afraid I 
don't have anything more specific.

Yours,

Steve Habib Rose

On Mon, 21 Aug 1995, 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?
> 
> 
> Pei Wei <pei@gnn.com> writes:
> > And for the record, I just want to point out that the
> >   ``technology which enabled Web documents to contain
> >     fully-interactive "inline" program objects''
> > was existing in ViolaWWW and was *released* to the
> > public, and in full source code form, even back in 1993...
> > Actual conceptualization and existence occured before '93.
> 
> Simon Spero <ses@tipper.oit.unc.edu> writes:
> > In that case, the patent is worthless. Dynamic exchange
> > of executable code over the internet for use in rendering
> > documents has been addressed many times before. For
> > example, a standard for the exchange of such  information
> > was discussed at the spring 1992 meeting of the
> > implementors working group of NISO sub-committee
> > Z39.50 which took place at the Library of Congress in
> > Washington.
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
> Paul Burchard	<burchard@cs.princeton.edu>
> ``I'm still learning how to count backwards from infinity...''
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
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