Free and Open Source Software and FRAND‐based patent licenses

  title={Free and Open Source Software and FRAND‐based patent licenses},
  author={Catharina Maracke},
  journal={The Journal of World Intellectual Property},
  • C. Maracke
  • Published 1 July 2019
  • Computer Science
  • The Journal of World Intellectual Property
In the context of digital transformation, both standards and Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) can be seen as key to success for innovation. However, the increasing role of FOSS in the ICT sector has provoked the question of interplay and compatibility between FOSS and standardization processes. The goal of this article is to provide an overview of the different licensing regimes, FOSS licenses and fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (FRAND)-based licenses, and to shed some light on the… 
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