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re: Patent threat to SVG in NZ

From: Jacob Lister <jacob@keystoneframework.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 00:14:08 -0700
Message-ID: <41590F40.6050906@keystoneframework.org>
To: www-svg@w3.org

<>>I want to alert the SVG Working Group to a potential patent threat. In
 >New Zealand, Microsoft have lodged the following patent applications:
 >Patent Number: 525857
 >Markup language and object model for vector graphics
 >Patent Number: 535067
 >Markup language data structure
> > No documents on record or public access is restricted

That's disturbing.  The 'no documents on public record' status is more 
disturbing if the submission is to be objected to.  Do you have any more 
information about the submission?

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