Suing for ideas

October 1997
Network World;10/27/97, Vol. 14 Issue 43, p10
Trade Publication
Discloses that Brent Townshend is suing Rockwell Semiconductor Systems for all the profits it has made selling fast modem technology. Townshend's claim that he owns the ideas behind 56K bit/sec modems; Details of the lawsuit; Impact of the suit on the effort for standards bodies to agree on a 56K bit/sec modem specification by January 1998.


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