vnunet: IBM Expands Open Source Patent Push
Oct 25, 2005, 15:15 (1 Talkback[s])
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"IBM has opened up its entire patent portfolio for the
development and implementation of selected open healthcare and
education software standards.
"The pledge means that Big Blue will not enforce its patents or
charge a licence fee if any of the covered technologies in this
sector infringe upon the patents..."