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post #21 of 39
As much as I hate patent trolling, I hate Activision more. So I'm not against this suit. Screw Activision.
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post #22 of 39
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Originally Posted by ArmageddonAsh View Post
Ah then patenting "war" will not work, what about words and names? could patent things like Final Fantasy XV or Mass Effect 4? just in case
Ever wonder why fox hasn't moved to 21st century fox?

If I remember correctly, someone actually copyrighted 21st Century Fox in the early 50's or something when fox was coming around and held the copyright preventing fox from moving into the 21st century without a bunch of legal problems.
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post #23 of 39
Heck they should have went against the small poker sites. Log a few wins in court before going against the big boys!

Our patent system is broken btw. = P
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post #24 of 39
Wouldn't all that these companies need to do is to prove that their system when it was first created and published was somehow different and improved somewhat this original patent and that would make it become unique? It could be as small as saying it improved the HUD and links live statistics to the players in a tournament system and that mean that this patent does not apply.
    
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post #25 of 39
Guess this guy will just go an sue every online Poker website now too, huh? I mean, its a multi billion dollar industry.
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post #26 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by onoz View Post
Can a patent be un...patent...ed...?
Yes, patents can be thrown out.
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post #27 of 39
Hold on, I'm patenting the patent system...
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post #28 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by WingedCow View Post
Hold on, I'm patenting the patent system...
IBM beat you to it.
post #29 of 39
So Unreal Tournament used a patented tech BEFORE IT WAS PATENTED?!
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Funny, generally everybody on this board hates Activision ... oh how the tables have turned.
    
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