Subject: Re: Online patent exchanges
From: Bernard Lang <Bernard.Lang@inria.fr>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 1999 21:21:23 +0200

On Wed, Sep 15, 1999 at 11:10:34AM -0500, Craig Brozefsky wrote:
> Would not just publishing your "patent" do the same thing? 
>  Am I missing
> some major component?

yes ... protection from patents submitted by third parties
you won't think of publishing evrything, even if obvious.

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