Google’s First Bid on Nortel Patents a Transformative Moment?

In a blog post on the Official Google Blog yesterday, Google’s Kent Walker, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, announced that Google had been bidding on Nortel’s remaining patent portfolio and Google’s bid was selected by Nortel as the “Stalking Horse Bid” in an auction that is tentatively scheduled to take place in June of … Read more

Google Patents, Updated

If you took a look at Google’s patent portfolio recently, you might ask yourself, “What kind of company is this?” Is it a search engine or a smartphone company, a memory module manufacturer or a server maker? Does this company own the rights to a weight loss patent titled, “Method Of Assaying Satiety Enhancing Tastants,” … Read more