Wednesday, July 20, 2011

US Patent Expiration for MP3, MPEG-2, H.264

Josh Cogliati at OSNews has a well-written essay about "software" patents, and discusses how patent term calculation works - including results from a calculation for MP3, MPEG-2 and H.264 patent expiration.

US Patent Expiration for MP3, MPEG-2, H.264 (OSNews)

These are all underlying technologies used in digital music and video. If you own an iPod, or watch videos on YouTube, this affects you in some way.

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