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The eve of the warMatthew Aslett, October 12, 2007 @ 11:14 am ET
“…across the gulf of space, minds that are to our minds as ours are to those of the beasts that perish, intellects vast and cool and unsympathetic, regarded this earth with envious eyes, and slowly and surely drew their plans against us.”
The War of the Worlds, H. G. Wells
The South East Texas Record reports that a company called IP Innovation LLC has filed suit against Red Hat and Novell for infringement of US Patent No 5,072,412, which covers “a User Interface with Multiple Workspaces for Sharing Display System Objects”.
As you might expect, Groklaw has the paperwork, and is already joining the dots to make a link to Microsoft. The search for prior art has begun.
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