[e-users] Someone is trying to patent Quickwriting

Daniele Ricci daniele.athome at gmail.com
Tue Nov 23 10:19:32 CET 2010

On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 10:14, Carsten Haitzler <raster at rasterman.com> wrote:
> you need documents from him - papers he's submitted, lectures given, anything
> else that proves he had the idea AND when it actually happened (before the
> filing of the patent). the patent filing proves that 8pen's invention happened
> at least when they filed it - you have to prove that their invention came AFTEr
> another and is the same
> ie - prior art. you have to provide 1. it is actually prior, and 2. that it is
> the same thing. for that you will need all the documentation and proof you can
> get. an that means getting perlin's help. if he isn't interested in helping..
> you're pretty much SOL as you need to convince the patent office, not your
> fellow hackers. :)

I sent 2 e-mails to Perlin, still no reply from him. This is
unfortunate... :S i'll try to get all the documents I can get by my
own, but i guess that without Perlin's help i won't get much far...


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