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BT’s challenge to hyperlink tech. dismissed in patent infringement case (9549)

Prodigy, one of the first online browsing systems, was challenged in court by British Telecom (BT), based on BT's claim that it has patented hyperlinking and web browsing on the Internet in a 1989 patent. The court rejected this assertion. BT asserted in its December 2000 complaint that its U.S. Patent No. 4,873,662, titled "Information ...