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Paul Allen, Microsoft Co-Founder

Paul Allen, Microsoft Co-Founder

United States Patent No. 6,263,507=  issued for an invention entitled “Browser for Use in Navigating a Body of Information, With Particular Application to Browsing Information Represented By Audiovisual Data.”

So if the courts decide to listen to Microsoft Co-Founder Paul AllenGoogle, Facebook, Apple and several other companies run the risk of Patent infringement..  Fortunately for open source junkies, the court’s decision is that there is not enough evidence and the claims were deemed too “vague.”

It’s too bad that no one had the sense to patent the “web page” or the “Internet.”

I suggest you pull up the full story on Mashable because this is an hot case to follow. We’ll throw a big party when the court gives its final ruling (more…)


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