[Linux-aus] Re: Dealing with the patent process
dennis at ausil.us
Fri Aug 27 09:28:16 UTC 2004
Once upon a time Tuesday 03 August 2004 10:00 pm, Ryan Verner wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-08-04 at 11:31, Kimberlee Weatherall wrote:
> > Of course, that will only help you if you are sued in Australia. If you
> > make something that is non-infringing here, it could still be prevented
> > from being imported into the US if a US patent has been granted.
> This is no new issue though, right?
no its not. import and export from the US seems to be really strange and it
is nearly impossible to regulate. but your likely to still be sued anyway as
the US company that holds the patent would most likely be able to get a
court in the US to handle the case against the software developer. for
infingement of US patents.
and I moved to the US,
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