Posted Aug. 18, 2011 at 8:44 a.m.

Premium Lock Patents becoming weapon of choice in tech wars

Published: 2011-08-18 08:44:39
Updated: 2011-08-18 08:44:39

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Tags: IBM, Apple

"Google is not acquiring Motorola for the sake of its technology or its research," says James Bessen, a lecturer at Boston University and co-author of a book on the patent system. "Patents have become legal weapons - they're not representing ideas anymore."...

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