Patent Liability Insurance
Andrew C. Oliver
acoliver at buni.org
Tue May 15 23:39:03 UTC 2007
The MAD system in patents reinforces the patent system. I'm talking
about something to help throw the monkey wrench in it by using it
Matthew Flaschen wrote:
> Andrew C. Oliver wrote:
>> Another approach (which I intonated) would be more of a venture capital
>> approach. Those with the cash and the interest could invest it in
>> promising litigation companies targeted in the right direction.
> I don't believe software patents are legitimate, so I don't want
> /anyone/ to make money of them. They should be retained as a deterrent
> only (until software patents are made illegal)
>> Maybe that is OIN, maybe it is Red Hat Ventures...
> I like OIN because they aren't trying to make money off patents, but are
> developing a strong portfolio to use in self-defense to protect FOSS.
> Matt Flaschen
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