Thursday, July 28, 2011

Google acquires IBM patents!

Bloomberg reports on July 29: Google Inc., facing a growing threat of intellectual-property lawsuits, acquired a batch of patents this month from International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) to bolster its portfolio.

But Google's Kent Walker was quoted: “Software patents are kind of gumming up the works of innovation.”


Blogger New said...

After the major fumble with its Nortel patent bid, Google is likely quite anxious to get some serious IP assets under its belt ... and rightfully so.

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