[Fsfe-ie] The Federal Appeals Court in the US damages the software patents industry there

Paul O'Malley - gnu's not unix - ompaul at eircom.net
Sat Nov 1 09:06:51 CET 2008

Paul O'Malley - gnu's not unix - wrote:
> Hi,
> I grinned when I read this.
> http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20081030150903555
> Within the judgement is the acknowledgement that software patents 
> stifle innovation.
> Regards,
> P.

so ehh the question is - if a previously granted patent does not measure 
up does this mean that - well - they are all prior art now?

yes they may have to be challenged in a court house but interesting none 
the less

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