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BlackLili
July 22nd, 2008, 06:50 PM
From Slashdot (http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=08/07/22/1913223&from=rss):


A Florida patent troll called Channel Intelligence is suing everyone ... for infringing on patent 6,917,941 (http://www.google.com/patents?vid=USPAT6917941&safe=active), which covers storing a wishlist in a database. Amazon and eBay are absent from the list of targets, even though they very likely store users' wishlists in a database.

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With any luck, perhaps one of the defendants will get to use [a newly discovered] precedent ... from In re Lintner, which said, '[c]laims which are broad enough to read on obvious subject matter are unpatentable even though they also read on non-obvious subject matter.'

Kotu - izzat you, man? :giggle: