Re: Mp3-decoders also patented?
>> Wichert Akkerman <email@example.com> writes:
> > What's this I hear about MP3-decoding (as opposed to encoding) being
> > patented and Fraunhofer [...]
> He claims to have a patent, but as far as I know nobody has ever seen
> a patent number so things are a bit vague.
It. Fraunhofer is an institute (or society, whatever -- Fraunhofer
Society for advancement of applied Research), not a person. The
relevant patent number is US5579430.
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