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It's not "termination on any action against Facebook", the termination is only for:

1. filing a patent infringement against Facebook (for anything, related or unrelated to React)

2. filing a patent infringement counterclaim against Facebook for patents related to React (after Facebook have first filed a patent infringement claim against you for patents on anything)

3. filing a patent infringement against anyone for patents related to React

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> if Facebook infringes on patents you own you can't take action against them if you are using React.

You can take action against them, you just don't have a patent grant once you do.




> You can take action against them, you just don't have a patent grant once you do.

Which opens you up to being countered-sued right? It seems that this leaves Facebook to freely infringe on any patents of React users without consequence.


Only if they have a patent on [edit: something in] React, or on anything else that you use (regardless of it's from Facebook)

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Also, patent lawsuits are costly. If you're going to start one against Facebook the cost of switching away from React first would be negligible.


Not without consequence. You as a company will have to determine which is more of a problem: Facebook using your patents, or you using Facebook's patents.


As I replied above, this takes you to the same place without a patent grant.




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