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VMware and Patent #6397242 Go Back About 10 Years

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| Nice catch by Andrew Dugdell: it’s about 10 years ago that Scott Devine,
| Edouard Bugnion and Mendel Rosenblum filed patent #6397242, “Virtualization
| system including a virtual machine monitor for a Computer with segmented
| Architecture”.
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http://virtualization.com/news/2008/...bout-10-years/

14-year-old newspaper column becomes prior art in patent litigation

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| GraniteGeek of the Nashua Telegraph illustrates how a newspaper article can
| become prior art in a patent litigation. It also illustrates (as does the
| Ciba-Geigy v. Alza case) that enablement standards for prior art can be
| looser than for patent applications.
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http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/2008/10/14...n-becomes.html


Related:

A Software Maker Goes Up Against Microsoft

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| When quizzed on Microsoft's plans, Mr. Ballmer replied, "Our view is
| that virtualization is something that should be built into the
| operating system."
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http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/24/te...tner=TOPIXNEWS
http://tinyurl.com/35jkur
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