Re: Patents

Tim Bates (
Tue, 23 Feb 1999 13:43:27 +1100

thanks for your insights, John (Clark) and Mike L.

john noted that
>>>Even with all their patents I can't build a router as good as
>>>Cisco's and
>>>sell it at 1% of their price.

to which i replied
>>But Lucent can

and john said
>No, I don't believe that they can.
further noting that
>not long ago Lucent filed a big lawsuit against Cisco for violating
>their patents.

I am tempted to say case closed, by some subscribers might simply say that reflects the state of my intellect ;-)

all the best,