Opportunities for Open Innovation through Patents
Mozilla’s official blog on open Internet policy noted that “the whole point of creating open technology is to encourage use. How would we encourage open use of the ideas embodied within our patents that were outside of the standard? We realized that what we needed was a way to balance the benefit we received from patents with the negative effects of the right to exclude that they created….We look forward to seeing more innovation in the open patent licensing space and are excited that even large companies are taking steps to help open innovation thrive, recognizing the importance that openness plays in creating the next generation of technology.”
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