OOTD (Oxymoron Of The Day) - Microsoft Intellectual Property
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Wed, 1 Oct 97 13:56:43 -0700
Subject: OOTD (Oxymoron Of The Day) - Microsoft Intellectual Property
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Microsoft (MSFT) has announced a 54 million dollar lawsuit
against Tomagotchi maker, Bandai. Microsoft is claiming
that the Tomagotchi (the Japanese electronic pet that's all
the rage with kids) is an infringement of its intellectual
Microsoft spokesperson, Erik Loregard stated "Software that
needs constant, even hourly attention, or else it dies?
Sounds like Windows to me. This is clearly an infringement
on our technology".
The Bandai company spokesman refused to comment on the suit.
© 1997 Peter Langston