Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Amused by Apple's latest adverts
Re: Amused by Apple's latest adverts
From: Camilo Mesias <camilo_at_mesias.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2009 14:45:40 +0000
Is there a sort of detente regarding patents, between the companies
that rely on them and those organisations who would rather not be
I imagine that Apple could expend a lot of legal effort matching up
their IP portfolio against projects like Rockbox; that effort could be
hard to justify from a commercial point of view.
Similarly Rockbox could pursue Apple's patent claiming prior art, but
if you recognise one patent, shouldn't you recognise them all? And
that's something that wouldn't be in the interests of Rockbox.
Received on 2009-03-11