[Asterisk-Dev] Re: [Asterisk-biz] Is there any SCCP patent issue?
jj at nufone.net
Sat Jun 4 07:12:19 MST 2005
Harald Milz wrote:
>Any legal insight would be welcome!
For chan_skinny, we reverse engineered the SCCP protocol without any
Cisco proprietary information. My legal advice signed off on the fact
that our work on chan_skinny would be protected under the DMCA Section
1201 Paragraph F - Reverse Engineering clause to create interoperable
Having a patent on the process just means they would have to sue us to
have a court determine if we are illegally using it, which could then
invalidate their patent, if they lost.
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