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I’ll do it, but only if you’ll help

Pledge “oneclick”

"I will Pay the fee for my request for reexamination of the Amazon "one-click" patent but only if 100 people will contribute an amount totalling $USD 2520."

— Peter

Deadline to sign up by: 31st December 2005
25 people signed up, 75 more were needed

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I have sent a request for reexamination of the amazon "One-Click" patent to the United States Patent and Trademark Office. This uses prior art to attack the claims of the patent, which is the most infamous software patent in the world. However, I don't have enough money for the full fee yet so it would be great if others could help out.
A running total of the funds received is at:

A discussion of the request and a downloadable pdf of it are available from:

as are the full terms and conditions of any donations.
The request (286 pages!) can also be downloaded from:

The 31 December date is arbitrary: The USPTO will probably contact me soon with an actual date that could be much earlier.

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  • Hello

    What is the amazon one-click patent. As a UK user of amazon I'd like to know.
    thank you
    Marguerite Hegley, 15 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
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Peter, the Pledge Creator, joined by:

  • Thorsten Kasel
  • nIcKnIgHt
  • Archibald Noah
  • jr
  • Christian Halbe
  • Alexander Walden
  • Qvex
  • Thorsten Gecks
  • Marcus Lachmanez
  • Jens Brueckmann
  • Andreas Huppert
  • Sebastian
  • kain schwarz
  • Tom
  • James A. Donald
  • Fabrizio Cuttin
  • giacomo Magisano
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