[Cerowrt-devel] License File for Open Source Repositories

Rich Brown richb.hanover at gmail.com
Sat Dec 24 12:20:27 EST 2016

> On 12/23/2016 05:35 PM, Jonathan Morton wrote:
>>> On 23 Dec, 2016, at 22:35, Marc Petit-Huguenin <marc at petit-huguenin.org> wrote:
>>> Aren't communication protocols mathematics, e.g. propositions in linear logic, and so unpatentable?
>> I would agree with that assessment.  Unfortunately, that doesn’t seem to stop patent offices from issuing such patents and courts from hearing cases brought on them
> Maybe one day they'll reject these kind of applications the same way they reject application for perpetual machines:
> http://appft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-adv.html&r=0&f=S&l=50&d=PG01&Query=CCL%2F%2274%22%2FDIG.9

Maybe the moon will fall out of the sky :-(

But that CAFC court ruling is mildly encouraging. 

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