Thursday, January 26, 2012

US Patent Spending Continues - Intel Adds RealNetwork Patents and Applications

Many are writing about the patent spending spree in Silicon Valley that continues unabated in recent months. On January 26, 2012, the BBC News reports Intel has agreed to pay $120M for about 190 patents and 170 patent applications from RealNetworks and commit to co-develop video encoding software in the future. 

Here's a link to the BBC article with details that my friend Alan Cooper sent earlier today:

Intel buys RealNetworks' patents and video coding tech

Thanks again Alan!

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