[Security_sig] 02/03 Conf. call minutes

Stephen Smalley sds at epoch.ncsc.mil
Thu Feb 3 10:14:46 PST 2005

On Thu, 2005-02-03 at 13:05, Chris Wright wrote:
> Ge:  Another concern is around patent issue with secure computing.
> Letter states that patent grant is null if patent is sold.  Should
> probably be reviewed by your lawyers.


NSA's statements on the issue:

Also, 4,621,321 and 4,701,840 were slated to expire Nov 4, 2003 (the
latter was a continuation of the former, and explicitly disclaimed the
portion of the term after Nov 4, 2003), and I think 4,713,753 expired at
the end of last year.

Stephen Smalley <sds at epoch.ncsc.mil>
National Security Agency

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