Patent Wars- The Modern Tech Battle

Monday, March 26th, 2012
It may sound like there’s a battle going out there in the world of tech, because there is. It’s a silent one that happens only between the tech adversaries. It is always between fierce competitors trying to get that edge over the other, getting that advantage not just to move up, but also to survive. And when you are a tech giant, a vast cache of different intellectual properties becomes a vaunted shie

Google Acquires IBM Patents

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012
The patent wars between companies are getting more and more interesting when it comes to the industry giants in the tech world. On the online and mobile front, the practice of acquiring an arsenal of patents has been more active than ever. These patents serve as a means to either protect or even mount patent litigation on other companies, usually competitors on the same market. They become weapons to either attack

Google Acquires 1,000 IBM Patents

Monday, August 1st, 2011
Business in tech seems to no longer be limited to innovation and enterprise. It seems that patent litigation has become a bigger part of the business where one tech company tries to sue another for patent infringement in an attempt to delay or inflict considerable financial damage to the other. It seems to have become the ugly side of business in tech and the giants in the industry are usually the primary targets.