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eWeek: Novell to Use Its Patents to Protect Open-Source Programs

[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols
for this link. ]

“On Tuesday, Novell Inc. announced that it will use its patent
portfolio to protect its open-source software offerings.

“In a policy statement, Novell said it will utilize its patent
portfolio to defend against potential intellectual property attacks
on its open-source products…”

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