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Hewlett-Packard (HP) is a large distributor of hardware and software.


[edit] Software patents used against HP

[edit] Software patent stockpiling

HP has a stockpile of dangerous software patents, including overly broad patents such as:

(Can you help? Has HP made any patent promise?)

[edit] Other info

HP supported Microsoft in I4i v. Microsoft (2009, USA): brief

Siding with MS on patent issues is usually a bad thing, but in this case MS was the victim of a software patent, so it's possible that siding with them was the right thing to do. Analysis welcome.

HP and Microsoft signed a Patent non-aggression pact in 2002.[1]

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  1. "False open source representative calls for european software patents". http://perens.com/Articles/Taylor/. "...HP signed a "non-aggression pact" with Microsoft..." 

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