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Re: GPL 3 and patents question

From: Claudio Nieder
Subject: Re: GPL 3 and patents question
Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2006 12:28:35 +0100
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> That refers to patents you own and which would otherwise be infringed by
> users of the work.  If you don't own any patents it is irrelevant to you.
> It would be ridiculous to require that you grant licenses to patents you do
> not control or even know about.

So the part "...and covers all patent claims you control or have the right
to sublicense..." should give me enough protection, against anyone
claiming I have not protected them from patent claims by third parties, as
I can point out I have no control over those patents? 

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