[PLUG] Microsoft says 235 of its patents were violated by F/OSS

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Wed May 16 12:46:30 PDT 2007


Aditya Godbole wrote:
> On 5/16/07, श्रीधर नारायण दैठणकर <ghodechhap at ghodechhap.net> wrote:
>> On Wednesday 16 May 2007 10:07, ॐ wrote:
>>
>> I *think* US patents are valid in India thanks to WTO..
> 
> (I think) what that means is that if you go to the US, and they arrest
> you for patent infringement of their patents, the Indian government
> cannot help you much.
> In India, you cannot be arrested for software patent infringement,
> since software patents don't exist.

Don't confuse civil and criminal issues. You cannot be arrested for any 
copyright or patent infringement at all.

Rahul



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