CNET News: CA Readies Patent Pledge
Feb 21, 2005, 17:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Computer Associates plans to submit a portion of its patent
portfolio to open-source developers, following moves by other
technology companies delving into open source.
"The Islandia, N.Y., company also intends to use its patents to
defend against legal action directed at open-source products,
according to a company representative. The timing of the patent
donation and the terms governing use are still being worked out,
the representative said..."