[Security_sig] 02/03 Conf. call minutes
chrisw at osdl.org
Thu Feb 3 10:37:27 PST 2005
* Stephen Smalley (sds at epoch.ncsc.mil) wrote:
> 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.
Nice, thanks Stephen.
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