Friday, March 23, 2012

Facebook Buys 750 IBM Patents - Call to Arms

Facebook is reported to have acquired 750 IBM patents, which may result in some counterclaims being filed in the Yahoo v. Facebook patent suit. Facebook also reported it owns 503 pending applications, which may result in additional counterclaims upon issuance.

Here are several related articles and blog posts:

Facebook Is Said To Buy 750 IBM Patents To Boost Defenses - Bloomberg

Facebook Buys 750 patents From IBM - Reuters

Facebook Gobbles Up Patents from IBM - New York Times

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