Red Hat Asks Federal Court To Limit Patents On Software

Nicu Buculei nicu_fedora at
Tue Apr 8 06:50:12 UTC 2008

Not strictly Fedora, but good tho hear:

"Today, Red Hat took a public stand challenging the standards for 
patenting software. In the Biliski case that is now before the Federal 
Circuit Court of Appeals, this patent issue is ripe for consideration. 
In a friend of the court brief submitted to the Federal Circuit Court of 
Appeals in the Bilski case today, Red Hat describes the special problems 
that patents pose for open source and seeks modification of the 
standards for patentable subject matter that take open source into 
account. Here is a quick summary of our brief."

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