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Re: [xml-dev] Let's get real on W3C XForms 1.0 (why it stinks, to day)
- From: Rick Jelliffe <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Sun, 07 Oct 2001 18:29:30 +1000
From: "Ann Navarro" <email@example.com>
> At 02:03 AM 10/6/2001 -0700, Don Park wrote:
> How long do you think it takes to do a thorough examination of an IP
> portfolio with tens of thousands of items in it, to be able to declare with
> any kind of competence that there is no conflict that needs to be declared?
A IPR lawyer told me this week that the going rate for challenging a US
patent is about $100,000.
I find it difficult to reconcile talk of freedom and market forces when
the reality seems to be that Western technological dominance is based
on the state granting temporary monopolies.