matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Wed Jan 9 00:10:29 UTC 2008
Philippe Verdy wrote:
> Matthew Flaschen [mailto:matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu]
>>> it's impossible to prove "prior art" with
>>> content published in the public domain without the signature secured by
>>> copyright notice).
>> Proving date of publication does not require a copyright notice.
> Yes, but this highly depend on the way the publication is made. On
> intrinsicly unsecure electronic networks like Internet, creating a proof of
> existence from it when this is the only place of publication is difficult if
> the publication does not include a verifiable signature that authenticate
> the author and the effective date of publication.
A copyright notice is not a "verifiable signature that authenticate the
author and the effective date of publication."
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