OSDL Launches Patent Commons Project

By exclamation55
Nov 16, 2005


    A database containing more than 500 software patents and backed by big-name vendors has been posted online to foster development of litigation-free open source.

    Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) has launched its Patent Commons Project with backing from IBM - the industry's largest holder of technology patents - Computer Associates International (CA), Novell, Red Hat, Intel and Sun Microsystems.
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