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The role of patent licenses and promises

The role of patent licenses and promises: Foundations of Programming: Open-Source Licensing
The role of patent licenses and promises: Foundations of Programming: Open-Source Licensing

Depending on the Open Source License you implement, patents may not be accounted for as an express patent grant. In those cases, a project may elect to instead offer a patent promise. In this video, John discusses the important differences between a patent grant and a promise to not enforce patent rights.

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Developer Programming Foundations

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