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07.30.07

Videos: EFF’s Patent Busting Leader, Patents in Europe, and More Patent FUD

Posted in Europe, FUD, Google, GPL, Patents, Videos at 10:22 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Patents in America

At risk of generalisation or exclusion (the EFF is working overseas as well), here is a presentation which speaks about eliminating poor patents in America. This talk is part of Google’s TechTalks.

Danny O’Brien is the Activism Coordinator for the EFF. His job is to help EFF’s membership in making their voice heard: in government and regulatory circles, in the marketplace, and with the wider public. Jason Schultz
Jason Schultz is a Staff Attorney specializing in intellectual property and reverse engineering. He currently leads EFF’s Patent Busting Project. Prior to joining EFF, Schultz worked at the law firm of Fish & Richardson P.C., where he spent most of his time invalidating software patents and defending open source developers in law suits.

Patents in Europe

There is this one short video from Europe. It seems to be very amateur, but it is also hard to find such videos, so it might as well be included here.

GPLv3 FUD Watch – Follow the Money…

Mind the following cautionary note.

The [GPLv3] issues can be dealt with, but they need to be considered early, as a different approach to programming and distribution may be required to meet your needs.

There are some other publications which seem to be defending their own turf. As an example, consider this seminar from the AIPLA, which merely serves its own agenda (promoting more patents and stronger patents).

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