Subject: Patent office revising procedures for business method patents
From: "Michael A. Olson" <mao@sleepycat.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2000 13:51:16 -0800

Wired is carrying a story at

	http://www.wired.com/news/politics/0,1283,35267,00.html

in which the Patent Commissioner announces that they'll be doing
additional review of patents like Amazon's 1-Click patent.  The
new procedures are specific to online business patents.

					mike