[MUD-Dev] [BIZ][TECH] worlds.com gets patent
jessica at mm3d.com
Thu Apr 26 07:51:36 New Zealand Standard Time 2001
At 12:05 AM 04/26/01 -0700, Bruce wrote:
> It looks fairly general at a first glance, but I haven't read it in
> much detail yet.
It'll never stand, if challenged. The application date on the patent
is November 12, 1996; there is plenty of prior art to scotch this.
For example, INN was showing their 3D virtual chat system (CyberPark?)
at E3 and other conferences back in mid-1995.
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will get the blame. - Laurance Peter
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