Proposed new OSD item - patent termination
galactus at stack.nl
Sat Apr 9 16:18:09 UTC 2005
Bruce Perens wrote:
> In some cases, the copyright license, not just the patent grant, should
> terminate upon a software patent suit.
But in the APSL, the copyright license terminates over _any_
patent suit. Not just a software patent suit. Is that still
And I'm not even sure if you _can_ drag completely unrelated
patent litigation into a copyright license.
Arnoud Engelfriet, Dutch patent attorney - Speaking only for myself
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