British Telecom Suing Valve For Patent Infringement

Posted by HardOCP News 9:36 AM (CDT)

Thursday September 01, 2016

I've gone over this patent infringement lawsuit a few times and all I see is a bunch of really vague stuff that can apply to damn near everything. Here's a perfect example of what I'm talking about:

Relates generally to a method for delivering structured messages comprised of information and data parts to an intended audience in a reliable and predictable manner. Messages are stored as files at a server for retrieval by the intended clients. Each client transmits requests for messages to the server at automatic and periodic intervals. As described in detail below, Valve’s Steam Chat infringes the Newton Patent.