[Fsfe-ie] Re: McCreevey and ther next step
barry.mahon at iol.ie
Tue Jul 26 09:54:43 CEST 2005
On Tue, 26 Jul 2005 00:07:08 +0200, <teresahackett at eircom.net> wrote:
> Agreed, in particular because laches belongs to the law of equity and
> equitable remedies are discretionary, along with other maxims such as
> that both parties must come to the courts with clean hands, etc.
I agree with all the comments.
I am not lawyer (that is probably obvious!), my point was that patents are seen as more watertight than (say) copyright and, because of the well established information services covering patents, the knowledge of 'ownership' is more easily created.
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