Originally posted by keven64:
Well - it just seems to me that this is like Ford buying the patent to Otto & Daimler's Internal combustion engine ideas . . .
I'm sure someone will correct me . . .
interesting you should mention that - do a serch for George Seldon of the famed "Seldon Patent"
this was a guy that nearly cornered the automobile market by patenting the usage of internal combustion engines in automobiles - he actaully was getting paid by many manufactureres untill old man Ford refused to go along...
scan down to section "An Epic Legal Battle"