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Microsoft to Charge for FAT File System

jamused Dammit, would people stop saying this? (1424 comments)

"Microsoft needs to defend this patent lest they lose it."

You're confusing Trademark law with Patent law; Trademarks must be defended lest they be abandoned, patents can be enforced against some, all, or none of those infringing on the patent at the patent-holder's whim. The entire practice of "defensive patents" rests on this.

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