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Re: EOLAS ACQUIRES MILESTONE INTERNET SOFTWARE PATENT

From: Peter Deutsch <peterd@bunyip.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 1995 23:16:40 -0400
Message-Id: <9508220316.AA02308@expresso.bunyip.com>
To: Bob Wyman <bobwyman@medio.com>, "www-talk@w3.org" <www-talk@w3.org>
[ Bob Wyman wrote: ]
.  .  .
} More prior art: (but older) I'll write more than necessary just to make sure
} people cool their jets when applying for patents...
.  .  .

Hmmm. Someone stated here that if you notify the applicant
of a claim to prior art, they are obligated to pass this
claim on to the Patent Office (interesting idea, one I'd
not heard before). Assuming this is true, and observing
that we've seen postings from representatives of the
company on this list are we to assume that posting here is
therefor equivalent to notifying the company and they are
now legally bound to notify the P.O. of all these claims?

And should we follow up to make sure they did?

Just a thought. <teeheehee>


					- peterd


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