[oshug] Defensive Patent License

Bryan Bishop kanzure at gmail.com
Wed May 19 15:41:44 UTC 2010


(I'll be currating responses at the openmanufacturing.org group, if
anyone is interested in hearing all the responses..)

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: shazzner <shazzner at gmail.com>
Date: Wed, May 19, 2010 at 10:29 AM
Subject: [austin-hacker-space] Defensive Patent License
To: Austin Hackerspace <austin-hacker-space at 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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