patent infringment

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Copyright assignment - Once bitten, twice shy

Copyright assignment can be ethical, and can unify a project under common ownership, or it can be misused to impose control and bypass the GPL, indemnify the code against patent infringement, and subvert the developers' intent in contributing to an 'open source' project.

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Judge overturns $1.5 bln ruling against Microsoft

A U.S. judge reversed on Monday a jury's ruling that Microsoft Corp. had infringed patents held by Alcatel-Lucent and threw out a record $1.5 billion verdict against the world's largest software maker.

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