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USPTO reexamines object-embedding patent
By brian, Section News
Posted on Thu Dec 4th, 2003 at 07:21:19 GMT
The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is reexamining the validity of US Patent No. 5,838,906. The patent restricts the use of object-embedding, such as multi-media files in web pages, and has been criticised by the W3C and Tim Berners-Lee. The official order can be found in the USPTO Official Gazette Notices - 25 November 2003 -- available online from USPTO.gov.

 

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