Google's patent license for VP8 [was: Google WebM?]

Chris Travers chris at
Fri May 21 00:04:55 UTC 2010

On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 2:50 PM, Ben Tilly <btilly at> wrote:

> I fail to see any drafting ambiguity at all here.  The patent license
> that Google is giving is good for all patent claims in all patents it
> owns, or will acquire, that this implementation could infringe on.

What is the difference between "that this implementation could
infringe on" and "necessarily infringed by this implementation?"

It seems to me that the latter is substantially narrower than the former.

Best Wishes,
Chris Travers

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