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Google’s patent play: $12.5B for Motorola Mobility

SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc.’s $12.5 billion deal to buy cellphone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. is aimed at giving the Internet search leader more legal firepower as it battles Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp. to gain the upper hand ...

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H. Ward Classen: Unlocking Hidden Value in Intellectual Property

As corporations seek to generate increased revenue and profit, they often overlook the hidden value within their existing assets. Specifically, many corporations fail to recognize the intrinsic value of their intellectual property. Savvy in-house counsel can help unlock that value ...

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Supreme Court hears arguments in Microsoft patent case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday heard arguments from Microsoft Corp. asking it to overturn a $290 million patent infringement judgment against the world’s largest software maker, a ruling that could have a profound effect on how corporations protect ...

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg pledges to give away wealth

NEW YORK — Another 17 of America’s richest people, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, junk bond pioneer Michael Milken and AOL co-founder Steve Case, have promised to give away most of their wealth. At 26, Zuckerberg has put himself on ...

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EU launches antitrust probe into Google

BRUSSELS — European Union regulators will probe whether Google Inc. has been manipulating its search results to stifle competition, funnel more traffic to its own services and protect its global stranglehold of the online search market. The European Commission’s move, ...

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Supreme Court will review $290 million patent verdict

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to referee a $290 million dispute between Microsoft Corp. and a Canadian technology company over complaints that a tool used in the popular Microsoft Word program violated patent protections. The high court on ...

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