OIN

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AcronymDefinition
OINOpen Invention Network
OINOutput or Input
OINOpérations d'Intérêt National (French: Operations of National Interest)
OINOriginator's Identification Number (direct debit identification number)
OINOuter Info Network (advertising supported software)
OINOther Items Net
OINOffice for Immigration and Nationality (Hungary)
OINOtaniemi International Network (Finland)
OINOrganization of Imperial Nations (Cyber Nations alliance)
OINOrona Innovation Network (Spain)
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Open Invention Network (OIN) is the largest patent non-aggression community in history and supports freedom of action in Linux as a key element of open source software.
(130.) See, e.g., About OIN, OPEN INVENTION NETWORK, http:// www.openinventionnetwork.com/about.php (last visited Dec.
(156.) License Agreement, OPEN INVENTION NETWORK, http:// www.openinventionnetwork.com/pat_license.php (last visited Dec.
(159.) Robin Cover, Open Invention Network Formed to Promote Linux and Spur Innovation Globally Through Access to Key Patents, XML COVER PAGES (Nov.
(160.) See Frequently Asked Questions, OPEN INVENTION NETWORK, http://www.openinventionnetwork.com/about_faq.php (last visited Dec.
(162.) Currently Owned Patents, OPEN INVENTION NETWORK, http:// www.openinventionnetwork.com/pat_owned.php (last visited Dec.
If Microsoft should decide to go through with its threat to bring patent infringement suits against Linux vendors and users, it could face massive well-financed countersuits against its core Windows product by the coalition of powerful firms comprising the Open Invention Network.
Patents owned by Open Invention Network are available royalty-free to any company, institution or individual that agrees not to assert their patents against the Linux System.
Microsoft's corporate VP and deputy general counsel Erich Anderson announced that Microsoft is joining the Open Invention Network, a community dedicated to protecting Linux and other open source software programs from patent risk.
"The Linux Foundation is working closely with our partner the Open Invention Network and our members, and is well prepared for any claims against Linux," said foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin in a statement.