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Alt Text: Patent Nonsense From Smartphone Power Players

In the fight for market dominance, some of tech's heaviest hitters engage in patent wars to keep their products profitable. How crazy can it get? About as loony as these imaginary patents.
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Google’s patent rank shoots up as company stakes out wearable tech

Technology : GigaOM (last year)

Google, after getting burned in the smartphone wars, is acquiring patents like ever before -- even as the company continues its crusade to fix the country's broken patent system. Read Post

Smartphone Patent Wars Show the System Works, Patent Chief Says

Technology : Bits (2 years ago)

David Kappos, head of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, said the smartphone patent wars are a natural byproduct of competition in a highly innovative new marketplace. The patent battles, he said, are proof that the syst... Read Post

Patent Wars Aren’t About Destroying the Enemy, They’re About the Loot

Technology : GigaOM (5 years ago)

The patent fights erupting in the smartphone industry aren't going kill of any of the major players, nor are they likely to prevent smartphone users from having multitouch on non-Apple devices. For patent holders, the goal is to for... Read Post

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