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SubjectRe: Open letter to Linux kernel developers (was Re: Binary Drivers)
Bernd Petrovitsch <> wrote:


> I don't know about others but I wouldn't write an offer with a fixed
> price for "look into assembler dumps, reverse engineer it and find an
> infringement on a list of given patents" so the patent holder has to
> list the patents and the amount of my time to invest (and then he will
> get a price for it and no guarantees of success).

And them you'd have to testify (as an expert witness, AFAIU). Having
legally demostrable expertise in the area isn't easy, I suppose.
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