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Ending the Embedded Linux Patent War Before It Begins -

May 14, 2014, 14:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Germain)

The next big intellectual property battle has been forming over hardwired and programmable chips made for mobile devices that leverage Linux code. However, the Open Invention Network has strategically deployed forces to keep Linux-powered smartphones, tablets and other computer technologies out of harm's way.

Its goal is to create a patent litigation no-fly zone around embedded Linux.