More on the BT ‘hyperlink patent’ case.
Wired News: Judge Dubious About Link Patent. But a federal judge with a laptop on her desk warned that it may be difficult to prove that a patent filed in 1976, when today’s Internet was barely imagined, somehow applies to modern computers. “The language is archaic,” said U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon. “It’s like reading Old English.” [Tomalak’s Realm]