Defensive Patent License

Bryan Bishop kanzure at
Wed May 19 11:48:06 EDT 2010

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

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

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.

- Bryan
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