[vorbis-dev] patents

Gabriel Bouvigne bouvigne at mp3-tech.org
Sat Dec 16 00:19:42 PST 2000

> Please people, if you're going to discuss patents, dicuss the patent
> CLAIMS not the patent description.  And please refer to patents and
> claims by number.  We need to stop rehashing old patent discussions and
> start new more relevant ones, so that in case there are any problems we
> can at least figure out solutions.

I've got 2 questions regarding patents:
*to infringe a patent, de we need to infringe the whole patent, or just any
of the claims?
*when 2 patents cover about the same thing, which one do we need to look at?
The first delivered one, or the first one by application date?



Gabriel Bouvigne - France
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