PCT (Patents, Copyright, Trademark) policy and Open Source

Danese Cooper Danese.Cooper at Sun.COM
Mon Feb 2 04:33:38 UTC 2004

I know that some of the bigger firms in the US are explicitly 
copyrighting their briefs.


John Cowan wrote:

>>Game theory lesson: file a patent on *anything* you're doing.  I'm
>>considering filing one on the particular way I walk down the hall after
>>waking up in the morning.
> Why not?  That Australian patent attorney who patented his kid's method
> of swinging on a swing is leading the way.  Next step: the patented
> legal argument.

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