Kodak Sells $525 Million Worth Of Patents To Consortium Of Companies Including Apple and Google

Kodak has sold around $525 million worth of patents to a consortium of companies known as Intellectual Ventures and RPX Corporation.  Intellectual Ventures represents a portfolio of patents used by Apple and RPX represents a portfolio of patents for Google.  The sale of the patents will help Kodak with the bankruptcy restructuring process.  Kodak has been trying to sell the patents for a while and at one point they claimed Apple was intervening with the process.

Kodak has sold around $525 million worth of patents to a consortium of companies known as Intellectual Ventures and RPX Corporation.  Intellectual Ventures represents a portfolio of patents used by Apple and RPX represents a portfolio of patents for Google.  The sale of the patents will help Kodak with the bankruptcy restructuring process.  Kodak has been trying to sell the patents for a while and at one point they claimed Apple was intervening with the process.

Below are some articles we wrote in the past that are related to this case:

Apple and Google Bid $500 Million On 1,100 Kodak Patents

Kodak Laying Off 1,000 As Part Of Restructuring

Kodak Selling Off Film Business

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

Kodak’s Auction For 1,100 Patents Gets Approved

Kodak Sues Apple Over Interference In Patent Sales

Eastman Kodak Preparing To File For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Kodak is Selling 1,100 Digital Imaging Patents

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