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Articles about Patents
A Brief Introduction to the Java and .NET Patent Issues
Sep 09, 2010
With the recent legal battle between Google and Oracle there is a renewed focus on the patent issues for Java and .NET. Tim Smith introduces the licenses offered by Oracle/Sun and Microsoft, with a focus on how they may affect third party implementation. Possible motivations for Google Android’s unique implementation are also covered.
Interviews about Patents
Paul Germeraad Discusses Using Innovation Games for R&D
May 01, 2013
Paul Germeraad talks with us about using Innovation Games for R&D, intellectual property, patent trolls, and the San Jose Budget Games.
Mike Lee and Brian LeRoux on Mobile Development, Patents, Cross Platform UIs
Mike Lee and Brian LeRoux
Dec 22, 2011
Mike Lee and Brian LeRoux discuss how patents affect app developers and approaches to keep away patent trolls. Also: when to choose native GUIs over web GUIs for mobile apps - and when not.
News about Patents
Google Promises Not to Sue for Using Their Pledged Patents [Updated] by Abel Avram Posted on Mar 28, 2013
Controversial Opinions on Software Patents - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly by Michael Stal Posted on Aug 26, 2011
Red Hat Sued Over Hibernate 3 ORM Patent Infringement Claim by Floyd Marinescu Posted on Jun 30, 2006