The Defensive Patent License makes patents less evil for open source

Posted by Julie188 on May 7, 2010 10:07 PM EDT
Networkworld; By Julie Bort
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Two law professors from UC Berkeley have come up with a novel idea to protect open source developers from patent bullies. They call it the Defensive Patent License. They hope the DPL can address the objections FOSS developers have with patents the way the GPL addressed them for copyright.

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