Subject: Re: Searchable archives?
From: "Joseph Coffland" <>
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2004 23:34:46 -0500

I happen to have my own copy of the list.  I found the following five
messages contained
both the words "invalid" and "patent".

Joseph Coffland

On Tue, 16 Mar 2004 07:56:09 +0800, "Benjamin J. Tilly "
<> said:
> Does anyone know if there is a searchable archive of the
> list available?
> Yes, I know about, but that is
> not convenient for finding a past half-way remembered
> discussion.  (This is sparked by a remembered comment from
> someone who had audited a sample of patents and estimated
> that something like 70% were probably invalid.  I would
> like to track down who said that.)
> If there isn't one, then I can always spider it for my own
> personal use, but I didn't want to take that step while
> there is a chance that what I want is already out there.
> Thanks,
> Ben
  Joseph Coffland