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Re: 1-Click, Short-Click, Long-Click, More-Clicks (New Microsoft Patent


From: John W. Eaton
Subject: Re: 1-Click, Short-Click, Long-Click, More-Clicks (New Microsoft Patent)
Date: 28 Apr 2004 14:31:48 -0500

Philip Callan <address@hidden> writes:

> I guess you have to not only put things together, but do it in such a 
> way nobody else had, or 'reasonably' /could/ have in order to get a patent.

Maybe this is the way things are supposed to work, but to this
outsider, there seem to be many patents awarded for "inventions" that
are either obvious or have already been invented, or both. 

jwe

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