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Old 10-03-2004, 08:41 AM   #1
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Open Source Champions Shoot Down Microsoft FAT Patent

In a partial victory, the Public Patent Foundation (PUBPAT), which brought the US Patent and Trademark Office evidence of prior art in respect of one of the four patents that Microsoft holds on the Windows file system, succeeded in convincing the USPTO that Microsoft merely made "obvious" extensions to pre-existing ideas. Microsoft now has to defend itself against PUBPAT's alleged prior art and the patent re-examiner's findings.

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