[linux-elitists] Prior art search, anyone?

Don Marti dmarti@zgp.org
Fri Dec 15 00:14:01 PST 2000


On Thu, Dec 14, 2000 at 11:56:52PM -0800, Seth David Schoen wrote:

> Who can find a copy of BT's patent?  What court is the lawsuit in?

http://www.delphion.com/details?&pn=US04873662__

"Intellectual property attorneys, Kenyon & Kenyon yesterday filed a case
on behalf of BT against Prodigy Communications Corp in New York State."
http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/6/15485.html

> How about Tim Berners-Lee?  Maybe somebody other than Mr. Bad should
> write to him.

Unfortunately the BT "link patent" predates the web.  But there is 
this:
http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?id=ns225851

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