[vorbis] Fraunhoffer claims patents on other formats
jack at icecast.org
Mon Oct 2 20:11:52 PDT 2000
On Sat, Sep 30, 2000 at 09:19:13AM -0500, Matt and Karin Lawson wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> I just visited http://www.mp3licensing.com for the first time in a while, and now
> they are also claiming patent rights over other audio formats including Sony's
> ATRAC-3 and Dolby AAC. They haven't listed Vorbis, but you KNOW they will try to
> claim SOME kind of patent on it, no matter how unfounded the claim. This might be
> a heads-up to the ICAST lawyers to see which patents Fraunhoffer is trying to
> apply to other formats.
Go read through the fraunhofer patents yourself, reading through their
claims. We personally felt, and our lawyers agreed that we aren't
infringing at all.
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