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Re: [dvd-discuss] Microsoft's DRM OS Patent

At 08:04 PM 12/13/2001 -0800, microlenz@earthlink.net wrote:
>I think there's enough talent here technically and legally to mount a
>formidible patent challenge. While the USPS fee for patent
>challenges is $2000 which is a bit much for a private individual,
>collectively it's lunch money for a day per person. The real cost is
>the preparation and putting it in the right legal terminology.Jim,
>Wendy, Peter, Robin,  (anyone else with legal backgrounds) what
>are the ground rules? What does the patent office want or not want
>to see in a patent challenge? What is decisive? How should the
>technical analysis proceed? What form of documentation is

Below is exactly, and precisely, how much I know about challenging patents.