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The Second Commandment for Effective Standards in action

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rikhav
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rikhav   1/13/2011 6:23:53 AM
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Duane Benson   12/15/2010 5:14:53 PM
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I don't have enough information to form an opinion on which of the parties in this case is correct, or at least more correct, but it does get me wondering about IP licensing. Has litigation always been as big a part of doing business as it seems to be these days? Has it always been there, but with a lower public profile? Or is this a more or less new phenomena? I'm all for profiting from your invention or discovery. And I'm in support of the idea of being able to sell your invention to another company. But these organizations that do nothing but buy up patents and then file lawsuits, rub me the wrong way. Something just doesn't seem right about it. The same goes for companies granted patents on things that are in wide use and are obvious enough to have been introduced by a number of companies around the same time (like 1-click ordering). I really wonder if this has been around under the radar forever or if it's a new "just a part of running a business."

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sharps_eng   12/11/2010 10:53:26 PM
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Is Greed Good Business? In the past, when someone got greedy with their IP portfolio it stimulated the rest of us to invent our way around them. Wasn't it Unisys tried to hold the world to ransom over GIF images? Caused nothing but grief and misundersatnding, and all the wrong kind of publicity for Unisys. For another approach, Adobe's PDF strategy seems pretty smart so far. I didn't like the IEEE1394 Firewire licensing approach - no easy entry for outsiders! Seems there should be a quid-pro-quo for getting an IEEE number, like producing a student pack for the technology.

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t.alex   12/9/2010 2:50:55 AM
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The key thing is, once we want to put some policies on IP, how can we lay down the policies. Is it just to prevent potential lawsuits?

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