Filing after publication (in the US and *not* in thee EU)
Posted Feb 26, 2009 19:13 UTC (Thu) by pboddie
In reply to: Filing after publication (in the US and *not* in thee EU)
Parent article: Microsoft sues TomTom
There can be no doubt about the inventive steps and non-obviousness of RSA.
That is maybe how you perceive that work, but there is plenty of material in the "History" section of the Wikipedia article on public-key cryptography (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public-key_cryptography) to make a sound argument against granting monopolies on such works, let alone doing so in a near-arbitrary way based on the vagaries of some patent regime or other.
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