Linux-Leaning Non-Profit Seeks to Nix Microsoft Patent

Posted by dave on Apr 24, 2004 5:36 AM EDT; By Maureen O'Gara
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A little-known outfit calling itself the Public Patent Foundation (PPF) that was organized in November to "campaign against patents that harm the public health, impinge civil liberties and impair free markets" is challenging one of Microsoft’s FAT file system patents, hoping the lot will be brought down if the oldest is declared invalid.

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