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What's At Stake For Google & Android In Lawsuit Against Rockstar Consortium

Google’s Android operating system may be the rock star of mobile world, but it has another group of rock stars that are trying to knock it from its perch.Google, Samsung, HTC and basically every major Android hardware manufacturer have been hit with a patent lawsuit from the Rockstar Consortium, a group jointly owned by the likes of Apple, Microsoft, BlackBerry, Ericsson and Sony based on patents acquired from the Nortel bankruptcy auction in 2011. The suits were filed last week in the U.S. District Court, Eastern Texas Division.Google tried to purchase the Nortel patents during the auction in 2011. How serious its interest was at the time has

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04 Nov
ReadWrite @RWW
Rockstar promises no paradise by a patent fight for Google and Android allies. http://t.co/SRDHSX6vHf