Apple and Google In A Bidding War Over Kodak’s Patents

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Apple and Google both want to buy Kodak’s patents, which are up for auction according to The Wall Street Journal.  Kodak has a portfolio of 1,100 patents in the auction.  Apple has partnered with Microsoft and Intellectual Ventures to make a bid on the patents.  Google partnered with Samsung, HTC, LG, and RPX to make a bid on the patents.  Kodak has filed patent lawsuits against various companies including Apple over patents.  Yesterday Apple lost a bid to transfer the Kodak patent lawsuit outside of a bankruptcy court.

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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