March 3, 2024 —“At Bareos GmbH & Co. KG, we believe in the power of open source to drive innovation and progress,” says Stephan Dühr, Managing Director. “Joining the Open Invention Network aligns with our commitment to create a collaborative and secure environment for the open-source community. We look forward to contributing to, and benefiting, from this global network of like-minded organizations.”  In the company’s blog, Frank Kohler, VP of Marketing, lists 3 key benefits encouraging their OIN membership.  It also discusses how Bareos GmbH & Co. KG’s beliefs align with OIN’s mission.

  1. Patent Non-Aggression:  Bareos GmbH & Co. KG commits to refraining from initiating patent lawsuits against other OIN community members based on the Linux System.
  2. Strengthening Open Source Ecosystem:  Collaboration within OIN further strengthens the open-source community, encouraging the growth of innovative technologies and ensuring a robust ecosystem for developers and users alike.
  3. Mitigating Legal Risks:  Bareos GmbH & Co. KG aims to minimize legal risks and uncertainties associated with patent litigation, fostering an environment where contributors and users can focus on advancing technology without the threat of patent aggression.

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