Re: [rtcweb] Quote from Rethink on H.264 patent fight

Basil Mohamed Gohar <basilgohar@librevideo.org> Fri, 30 March 2012 15:07 UTC

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On 03/30/2012 09:56 AM, Jim Gettys wrote:
> On 03/30/2012 06:19 AM, Dean Willis wrote:
>> Note that even when you think you know the landscape of the IPR on
>> something, you can still get nasty surprises.
>>
>> A quote from todays Rethink that brings this out:
>>
>> "However, several key cases are now reaching final judgements, and
>> injunctions are more likely to be granted in that event. Motorola -
>> soon to be owned by Google - has asked for a ban on Microsoft's Xbox
>> 360, Windows and Internet Explorer products, which it claims infringe
>> on its H.264-related patents, if Motorola wins a case to be heard in
>> Mannheim, Germany on April 17. According to IPR expert Florian Mueller
>> of FOSS Patents, the judge is expected to favour Motorola."
>>
>>
> Anyone reporter who thinks Florian Mueller is an IPR expert is clueless,
> demented, or grinding an axe.
>                                 - Jim
+1

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