Subject: Re: termless copyright and patents
From: Thomas Lord <lord@emf.net>
Date: Sun, 24 Sep 2006 13:50:48 -0700

Oh, and, while I did want to avoid too much spiraling into minutiae,
one thing did strike me as important:

stephen@xemacs.org wrote:
> I don't see how.  The follow-on innovation problem is that a
> patent-holder has a nearly absolute right to prohibit practice of
> claims. 

I can't figure out how to square your assertion there with the decision
in Ebay v. Mercexchange.

-t