[cap-talk] Java violates patents on "integration of data"
david.nospam.hopwood at blueyonder.co.uk
Wed Oct 6 16:26:13 EDT 2004
Ian Grigg wrote:
> The below makes me think of capabilities, but there is insufficient
> detail to know....
# The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New
# York, alleges that many of Sun's Java-based products infringe on three
# patents--numbers 5,206,951, 5,421,012 and 5,226,161--that were issued to
# Kodak in the mid-1990s and that deal with object technologies underlying
# Java, a Kodak spokesman said.
Prior art: Hydra, Lisa, MacOS, COM, etc. etc. Sun's lawyers must be
| How'd Kodak win? By taking this to a jury trial in their
| home town of Rochester, New York.
As a matter of principle, I refuse to let my choice of which technologies to
use be affected by bogus patents.
David Hopwood <david.nospam.hopwood at blueyonder.co.uk>
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