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Tech turmoil: Startups fight back as patent wars intensify

Monday, September 17, 2012 | More »

The patent wars that have embroiled many of the world’s technology giants in recent years are spreading to a new set of combatants: start-up companies and their venture-capital backers. A group familiar to many larger technology companies is instigating the battles: non-performing entities, or...

Google To Buy 6,000 Nortel Patents For $900M

Google has bid some $900M cash for approximately 6,000 patents owned by Nortel Networks (www.nortel.com/ ). The company had filed for bankruptcy protection in January 2009. Kent Walker, Senior Vice President & General Counsel with Google explained in an official blog post the search-giant’s mo...

6 April, 2011 | More »