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Re: Yesterday's US Supreme Court Decision on Software Patents

From: Joseph Potvin <jpotvin@opman.ca>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2014 08:00:17 -0400
Message-ID: <CAKcXiSrnpOAEEfSOZTcBgbqeupiOVcr7Jt0+i8TvA5CB2DYQ4w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
Cc: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>, public-webpaymentsigcharter <public-webpaymentsigcharter@w3.org>
OIN -- a stellar example of a "patent non-aggression pact"

http://osi.xwiki.com/bin/Projects/flow%2Dsyllabus#HCurrentDevelopmentsandTrends28non-aggressionpacts2Cdefensivepatents3Bdefensivepublication3Blicenseclauses29

Joseph

On Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 7:44 AM, Adrian Hope-Bailie
<adrian@hopebailie.com> wrote:
> There are actually quite a number of payment related patents owned by the
> Open Invention Network who own patents with the explicit intention of
> preventing their enforcement and giving anyone royalty-free license to use
> them.
> (If I understand the situation correctly)
>
> http://www.openinventionnetwork.com/about-us/us-patents-owned-by-oin/
> Nice to know!
>
>
> On 20 June 2014 12:26, Joseph Potvin <jpotvin@opman.ca> wrote:
>>
>> This decision is useful for the web payments solutions development
>> community to take into account generally. The claim at issue: a
>> company attempted to patent the abstract idea of financial
>> intermediation.
>>
>> I maintain some informative links here:
>> http://osi.xwiki.com/bin/Projects/flow-syllabus#HRealWorldPatentCourtCases
>>
>> --
>> Joseph Potvin
>> Chair, OSI Management Education Working Group
>> Doctoral Candidate (Project Management), Unversity of Québec
>> Operations Manager, The Opman Company
>> jpotvin@opman.ca
>> Mobile: 819-593-5983
>>
>



-- 
Joseph Potvin
Operations Manager | Gestionnaire des opérations
The Opman Company | La compagnie Opman
jpotvin@opman.ca
Mobile: 819-593-5983
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