Re: Linux stifles innovation...

From: David Woodhouse (
Date: Fri Feb 16 2001 - 11:26:28 EST said:
> Okay, so if we are going to get real stupid about the whole thing, I
> wonder if Microsloth is going to patent the patent?

Filing nuisance patents for obvious stuff which shouldn't ever get granted
is a viable business method and as such is patentable in the US.

After all, what patent officer is going to point out the prior art?



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