[openip] Re: "rights" and "freedoms"

Ross N. Williams ross at rocksoft.com
Thu Oct 21 05:27:32 UTC 1999

At 8:43 AM +0200 20/10/99, Robert M. Muench wrote:
>Hi Ross, looks like you have several business concepts for this
>patentbuster thing :-). First I have to say that I'm not against
>making a 'business' out of such a thing (meaning that people who
>contribute gain something) as the service is likely to be on the
>good-side. Providing a 'prior-art-research-service' is a very
>good idea (much better than your first approach ;-)) and I have
>the feeling this thing could sky-rock.

I just want to clarify that I am taking a "business" approach
because it's the only way I can see to marshall the resources
needed to cater for the rates of flows involved. It could just
as easily be a not-for-profit. I was interested in the idea of
creating a patent busting business for the busting, not the
business :-)


Dr Ross N. Williams (ross at rocksoft.com), +61 8 8232-6262 (fax-6264).
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