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Re: Gates Patents Flipping a Light Switch

From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: Gates Patents Flipping a Light Switch
Date: Sun, 16 May 2004 15:14:43 -0400
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In article <>,
 T. Max Devlin <> wrote:

> I believe that either Mr. Schmo or Mr. Gates
> would be in violation of the Sherman Act should they seek to use their
> ownership of this patent to secure market share in preference to
> market size, regardless of whether it is OK or not as a patent.

Aren't patents effectively a legalized monopoly?  Could normal use of a 
patent really be considered a violation of the Sherman Act?

Barry Margolin,
Arlington, MA
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