internetnews.com: PUBPAT to Microsoft: Not on Our Watch
Jul 13, 2004, 19:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Susan Kuchinskas)
"The Public Patent Foundation (PUBPAT), a New York City-based
non-profit dedicated to busting overly broad patents, expanded its
Microsoft Patent Watch on Monday. The initiative monitors and
responds to Redmond's aggressive intellectual licensing push.
"'It's to the benefit of the community and individual companies
to get a picture of what Microsoft is doing,' said Daniel Ravicher,
PUBPAT's executive director.
"He said his organization has been on Microsoft's intellectual
property (IP) patrol for several months, but a rising number of
tips and complaints about Redmond's practices spurred the