In article <1728387.hK3sOqf1cz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx says...
>> A Canadian company has filed suit against Microsoft Corp.,
>> claiming the world's biggest software maker has infringed on
>> its patent related to manipulating documents.
So basically they have patented the patent filing system.
Does anyone seriously doubt the the US patent system us seriously defective. How by any logical criteria can the following be patented.