Software Patent News
Forum » News / Software Patent News
Number of threads: 9
Number of posts: 19
rss icon RSS: New threads | New posts
News about software patents
Order by:
Last post date
Thread starting date
Create a new thread
Thread name Started Posts Recent post
Excite gadet INC.® we are one of the leading office supplies distributors.We are Legitimate registered company under government registration and licensed, Registered No 04858920
by: estu111estu111
22 May 2013 04:02
2 by Edward (guest)
26 Oct 2013 07:18 Jump!
by: andrejasonandrejason
01 May 2013 14:03
1  
by: RiocardRiocard
02 Aug 2010 21:36
3 by Allen David (guest)
18 Mar 2011 12:35 Jump!
Buy 2 get 1 free
by: (account deleted)
08 Aug 2010 14:08
2 by xixi (guest)
01 Dec 2010 08:44 Jump!
ugg boots
by: aigreen (guest)
17 Aug 2010 16:05
2 by xixi (guest)
01 Dec 2010 08:43 Jump!
Buy It Now
by: BuyitBuyit
17 Nov 2010 09:33
2 by xixi (guest)
01 Dec 2010 08:39 Jump!
Well, IANAL, but looking at the summary of the AVC license here [mpegla.com], specifically the portion quoted below, it seems like royalties are only required to be paid by "end product manufacturers". You could certainly argue that source code is not the end product, and thus you could distribute it without limit. And if you want to distribute object code as well, the only limit would be that no single person who builds it should distribute more than 100,000 compiled copies unless they want to pay royalties. I seem to recall that some existing OSS MPEG-4 related projects distribute source code only for that sort of reason. Royalties to be paid by end product manufacturers for an encoder, a decoder or both ("unit") begin at US $0.20 per unit after the first 100,000 units each year. There are no royalties on the first 100,000 units each year. Above 5 million units per year, the royalty is US $0.10 per unit.
by: zoobabzoobab
11 Mar 2009 17:06
3 by dayseeker (guest)
08 Jul 2010 18:36 Jump!
by: apple08apple08
07 Jun 2010 15:08
2 by raji85raji85
20 Jun 2010 06:50 Jump!
The software giant applied for the patent in 2005, and was granted it on August 19, 2008. US patent number 7,415,666 describes "a method and system in a document viewer for scrolling a substantially exact increment in a document, such as one page, regardless of whether the zoom is such that some, all or one page is currently being viewed".
by: Anonymous
04 Sep 2008 14:29
2 by arebentiarebenti
04 Sep 2008 15:46 Jump!