you can lose the patent if you refuse to license or use it (?)
Posted Sep 5, 2002 5:39 UTC (Thu) by stevenj
Parent article: A different use of software patents
I am not a lawyer, but I've had many discussions with patent lawyers, and I seem to remember being told that if you use a patent to obstruct a technology by refusing to license or use it, then you can forfeit rights to it. Please check into this before devoting a lot of energy to the subject.
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