[RepLab] Defensive Patent License

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Bryan Bishop

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May 19, 2010, 11:41:44 AM5/19/10
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From: shazzner <shaz...@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, May 19, 2010 at 10:29 AM
Subject: [austin-hacker-space] Defensive Patent License
To: Austin Hackerspace <austin-ha...@googlegroups.com>

There is some new scuttlebutt over Defensive Patent Licenses as a way
out for open-source software companies to avoid patent litigation
against producing entities.

I think this might be work for hardware along with software too, so we
might see a Hackerspace defensive patent pool. Discuss.

http://fosspatents.blogspot.com/2010/05/will-defensive-patent-license-be-able.html
http://fosspatents.blogspot.com/2010/05/dpl-and-fair-troll-business-model-make.html

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