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____/ Rex Ballard on Friday 26 Aug 2011 08:27 : \____
> These payments may end up being moot after the Google buy of Motorola.
> Motorola has cross-licensing agreements with Microsoft which means that Google
> is effectively paying Microsoft for it's patents by allowing Microsoft to use
> the Motorola patents.
Do you have a URL for that? It's new to me...
> This patent umbrella can be extended to all Android licensees. Were Microsoft
> to force the issue, and try to demand cash from Google, Google could tie
> Microsoft into knots by revoking their rights to use the Motorola patents -
> which are extensive.
> Motorola has patents and copyrights that go back to the 1960s, like the first
> transistors and integrated circuits, but thousands more every year.
> Ironically, with IBM getting out of the PC market, Microsoft could have a
> bigger problem if IBM decided to revoke Microsoft's use of it's patent
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