Re: LPF Statement on the GIF controversy (LZW patent)
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- Subject: Re: LPF Statement on the GIF controversy (LZW patent)
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Mike Bilow)
- Date: Fri, 20 Jan 95 10:33:00 -0000
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> In order to protect the validity of a patent, the holder is obliged to
> try to enforce it in an essentially non-discriminatory manner.
BP> Our patent attorney insists this is _not_ the case.
Let me try to rephrase that thought in a manner which might be more acceptable
to your attorney: failure to enforce a patent will weaken its enforceability.