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Google Acquires More Patents to Defend Android

Sep 16, 2011, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"When it comes to expanding the market for Android, Google isn't just building technology, it's also acquiring patents.

According to public documents available from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), IBM transferred 1,023 patents to Google this week. It's not clear at this point how much money may be involved with the patent transfer.

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