[cap-talk] Java violates patents on "integration of data"

Ian Grigg iang at systemics.com
Wed Oct 6 12:33:47 EDT 2004

The below makes me think of capabilities, but there is insufficient
detail to know....

"5 Oct 2004, 09:49 GMT -
"A US judge has ruled Sun infringed on several patents owned by Kodak, used in the Java programming language. Kodak is now seeking $1bn in damages from Sun.

"The case centered on patents bought by Kodak bought from Wang Laboratories in 1997, which refer to integration of data between object managers, between data managers and integration of different programs manipulating different types of data.

Full article (doesn't say much) below.


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