Microsoft strives to collect patent royalties merely for access to its protocols
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Started by: davidbldavidbl
Date: 28 Oct 2007 14:46
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
In this video Mark Webbink explains how historically software was never meant to be but was patented in the US for the first time and how after the US anti-trust case Microsoft resorted to software patents as a way of legally obtaining an anti-competitive weapon. (and explains why it is heavy lobbying to legitimize their software patents in the EU, which the EPO has been granting illegaly.)
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