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From "Sam Ruby" <ru...@intertwingly.net>
Subject Re: Open Source, Patents and "Patent Exhaustion"
Date Thu, 10 Apr 2008 13:25:10 GMT
On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 7:38 AM, Sam Ruby <rubys@apache.org> wrote:
>  >  Question 6
>  >  ----------
>  >  As a followup to question 5, could I sell BEA my patent license for Intel's
>  > algorithm to use in their defense in Intel's patent suit?
>
>  Mu.  Unless you can come up with a scenario whereby Intel would prefer
>  whatever value add BEA might have to offer in this scenario, BEA would
>  look silly trying to sell something that Intel can download for free
>  from the ASF.

Feh.  Got my wires crossed there.  What I meant to say is that BEA
would be silly to consider your offer when they can download the same
Work for free from the ASF.

- Sam Ruby

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