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Subject: Re: [boost] Conflict with patent
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-20 20:44:57

On Jul 20, 2010, at 8:22 PM, Aaron Wishnick wrote:

> I just wanted to make the point that trying to invalidate a patent is a very difficult thing to do. As software developers, we can read a patent and find prior art and see very clearly that the patent ought not to be valid. My point is just that the legal system is not as simple as that, and it's important to be aware of the risks.

For sure, it's a painful process. Also, unless I'm mistaken, none of us on this list are lawyers. If you are actually concerned about this, you should talk to one.

David Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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