Royalty-free licensing may benefit Google while putting others at a disadvantage 26 Mar 13
Several domain names registered last week offer further hints that Google may be planning to offer its patents for licensing on a royalty-free basis. The registration of openpatentpledge.com, openpatentpledge.net, openpatentpledge.org and opnpledge.com by the US company follows its call for comments on a variety of types of defensive licence, as reported by IAM earlier this month.
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