We have resolved our patent case with Rothschild Patent Imaging. We thank our pro-bono counsel - Shearman & Sterling LLP for representing us.

#FreeSoftware #OpenSource

@Maltimore @GNOME Found the answer myself, from a thread on reddit:

"No money was paid."

(Source: https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/gnseuh/patent_case_against_gnome_resolved/frbrusz/)

Which makes this a massive and important victory for free and open source software!
Thank you @GNOME!

@harald @gnome @maltimore open source lost this case.

The patent troll got a confirmation that the patents are valid, which is the only thing the troll cares about to extact money from others.

Once it was clear that they wouldn't get any money from gnome, this is a big win for them.

@tokudan @harald @gnome
Interesting take. I don't know much about patents. How do you know that this case is evidence for the patent being valid?


@maltimore @harald @gnome They had an agreement, which is an indication that Gnome does not deny the patent.
The troll can claim that they successfully defended their patent and reached an agreement out of good will, which is everything they need to look good.
So now they're in a better position against others that they want to exact money from.

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