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

Chris Travers chris at
Fri May 21 18:14:46 UTC 2010

On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 10:06 AM, Matthew Flaschen
<matthew.flaschen at> wrote:

> So this license (separate from the modified BSD software license at
> applies to any
> implementation of the specification.
> Matt Flaschen

It's also potentially a broader license grant.  I'm wondering,
however, why Google didn't just point to the specification in the
patent grant.  "This implementation" strikes me as ambiguous after
changes have been applied.

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