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We have a Thunderdome of Patent litigation going on!

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Source:
Regulatory, Anti-Trust and Disruptive Risks Threaten Apple’s Empire
Adam Thierer
Forbes, 4/08/2012 
http://www.forbes.com/sites/adamthierer/2012/04/08/regulatory-anti-trust-and-disruptive-risks-threaten-apples-empire/

Category: Intellectual Property, Technology

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6 Responses to “SmartPhone Patent Battles”

  1. Theravadin says:

    How many of those patents have any validity? Probably only those deemed essential technology, and which therefore aren’t being sued over. Look and feel? Give me a break. Best thing to do would be to throw every smartphone related patent out and let competition sort it out.

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  3. mathman says:

    This might LOOK off topic, but where do all those used phones end up?

    Must-See Infographic: Americans Throw Away Enough Trash Per Year To Cover The State Of Texas Twice Over
    (BR, you’ll like the info graphic)
    http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/04/10/461106/must-see-infographic-americans-throw-away-enough-trash-per-year-to-cover-the-state-of-texas-twice-over/

    check it out and think about everything you touch each day and where it’s going to ultimately end up

  4. VennData says:

    So its The Affordable Care Act and threats of higher tax rates on Hedge Fund managers that make are economy inefficient? Yeah, right.

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  6. low-tech cyclist says:

    The diagram reminds me of the breakup of that great apocryphal band, the Rutles:

    “In December 1970 Dirk sued Stig and Nasty, Barry sued Dirk, Nasty sued Stig and Barry, and Stig sued himself accidentally.

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