Cost of paying licence fees
Licence fees are a contractual matter between the patent holder and a product developer. This means the numbers are not necessarily public, so we have to rely on a mix of examples. This page will gather such a list.
- US$80,000 requested for the "rollover menu" patent (#5,251,294), by Webvention Company
- Microsoft allegedly wants US$10 - US$15 per handset from Taiwanese manufacturers 
 Related pages on en.swpat.org
- Costs; such as
- Costs are astronomically disproportionate for SMEs and individuals
- "Microsoft to charge royalty fees to prevent Acer, Asustek from using Android in netbooks, say Taiwan makers". http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20101025PD218.html. "the actual motivation of Microsoft's royalty charge is to keep Acer and Asustek from using Google Android or Chrome OS instead of Windows Mobile for their netbook or tablet PCs, the sources pointed out. As Android is an open platform, vendors of Android handsets have to pay royalty fees of at least US$10-15 per handset for licensed use of the patents concerned"
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