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SubjectRe: Tux 2 patents

I've filed lots of patents in my day Marty -- this is correct. I have
two patent lawyers on staff. Want to try again..

Jeff

Marty Fouts wrote:
>
> This is not correct. There is a lot of partially correct information being
> passed around in this thread, and I strongly suggest that people who are
> interested not rely on what is being said here, but read the NOLO press book
> as a starter, and talk to an IP lawyer if you need to know the details.
>
> Marty
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeff V. Merkey [mailto:jmerkey@timpanogas.org]
> Sent: Friday, October 06, 2000 11:52 AM
> To: Marty Fouts
> Cc: 'jesse'; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Re: Tux 2 patents
>
> And you only get the year of protection **IF** you have filed a
> provisional patent application, which expires 12 months after it's
> issued. You must then file a non-provisional patent application before
> the year runs out, or you cannot patent the techniques.
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