Google’s New Patents from IBM

Yesterday I noticed a very large number of new patents listed in the USPTO assignment records for Google from IBM, and made note of them in a post, Google Acquires Over 1,000 IBM Patents in July. I didn’t expect or anticipate the interest that my post would stir up, though I probably should have, given … Read more

Google Acquires Over 1,000 IBM Patents in July

Google Quitely Assigned IBM Patents Google was in a bidding war with Apple, Microsoft, and others over more than 6,000 patent filings from Nortel. A war the search giant lost when f Apple, Microsoft, Research in Motion, Ericsson, Sony, and EMC joined together to bid $4.5 billion in cash. Google chose to bid using numbers … Read more