A quintet of disk drive and PC vendors are being investigated by the US International Trade Commission as part of a patent infringement case. The ITC said yesterday it had launched an investigation into Western Digital, Seagate Technology, Toshiba America Information Systems, HP and Dell. All five companies were named by the …
A permanent decease and desist order?
That's a bit strong isn't it? I mean, cease and desist, fair enough. But decease and desist? Stop infringing our patent and die while you're at it?
And just how do you kill a hard drive manufacturer? My money's on a really huge magnet but I guess we'll just have to see what the court decide.
I think a "permanent decease and desist order" is a bit excessive - I'd be worried if I was to be served with one of those...
Re: A permanent decease and desist order?
RE: A permanent decease and desist order
Aw put it back the way it was. That was one of the best laughs I've had all week.
i love british slang
in america, "knocked up" means pregnant.
Can you say patent troll?
Good, I knew you could.
It means the same in British too. I don't understand the title, either...
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That'a the usual meaning in the UK too. The headline made no sense to me either.
Re: knocked up
Makes sense to me.
I guess that the ITC thinks that they've f*ck*d them good and proper.
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