Friday, March 05, 2004

Flash: Patent Office not all brainless morons!

The US patent office, in reviewing the claim of Eolas to technology that controls execution of remote code embedded in hypertext pages, has withdrawn the patent. You'll remember that Eolas won an infringement suit against Microsoft last year when the judge refused to consider the validity of the Eolas patent.

Now if we can just get them to take another look at the rest of the dubious software patents (which is, pretty much, all of them)...

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