Companies and Patents

Simo Sorce simo.sorce at
Sun May 12 17:21:36 UTC 2002

On Sun, 2002-05-12 at 17:24, Alexandre Dulaunoy wrote:
> At Cisco, it's like that too. You have also an online patent registration 
> for the employee. (and you also get your name on the patent wall)
> Of course, the copyright holder is Cisco and only Cisco. 

what have to do copyright with patents???
you meant the patent holder perhaps?

> I hope we can see in future a wall with all the employee doing Free 
> Software under a "copyleft" style license. 

You can do that now!
It may be a nice idea to have a web site with such wall.

> Software Patent is really a pain. 

Yes, we must fight hard to not let them pass through in nations where
they do not yet exist, let USA stiffle it's own competion, and do not
dictate also our market.


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