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Re: US Patents vs Non-US software ...

From: "Dann Corbit" <DCorbit(at)connx(dot)com>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>,<pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: US Patents vs Non-US software ...
Date: 2005-01-17 23:40:39
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It varies from country to country.  Here are some relevant links.

http://swpat.ffii.org/

http://www.researchoninnovation.org/online.htm

http://www.abul.org/brevets/articles/tsuba_refs.php3?langnew=en

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[mailto:pgsql-hackers-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of Marc G.
Fournier
Sent: Monday, January 17, 2005 3:32 PM
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Subject: [HACKERS] US Patents vs Non-US software ...


Just curious here, but are patents global?  PostgreSQL is not US
software, 
but it is run within the US ... so, would this patent, if it goes
through, 
only affect those using PostgreSQL in the US, or do patents somehow 
transcend international borders?

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