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Google Sells Motorola to Lenovo

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 30, 2014 2

Google has sold Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for $2.91B, and keeps most of the patents in their portfolio while Lenovo gets 2,000 patents. Google may lose money on this deal but the Android ecosystem benefits.

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Patent Holder Pursues IP Grab on TCP/IP

by Dio Synodinos Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 01, 2013 2

A networking hardware vendor based in Austin, Texas says it's going to pursue royalties on the implementation of the TCP/IP set of protocols. Formerly known as Dellor, KCIR Networks acquired Nett Labs in 1997, acquiring this patent into the bargain. The patent claim was filed in 1975, but Nett Labs never pursued royalties.

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Google Promises Not to Sue for Using Their Pledged Patents [Updated]

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 28, 2013

Google is promising not to take legal action against any party using pledged patents for open source or free software “unless first attacked.”

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H.265 Codec Standard Has Been Approved

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 26, 2013

The H.265 codec standard, the successor of H.264, has been approved, promising support for 8k UHD and lower bandwidth, but the patent issues plaguing H.264 remain.

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Oracle and Google go to Court

by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 05, 2012

Last month, Judge Paul Grewal ordered the Oracle and Google to attempt to negotiate a settlement. Google offered a $2.8 million settlement on condition that Oracle can prove patent infringement. However, Oracle rejected that offer as too low, so the case will go to court on the 16th April.

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