By Tearing Open That Cardboard Box, Are You Also Signing on the Dotted Line?warning: subscription required
by J.D. BIERSDORFER
The New York Times, publication date: 03 October 2005
"A recent decision in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reinforced the right of companies, in this case Lexmark International, the printer maker, to legally limit what customers can do with a patented product, given that the company spells out conditions and restrictions on a package label known as a box-top license."