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New patent aggregator RPX may have an Oedipal complex

RPX was formed to defend against patent trolls like Intellectual Ventures. Given,however, that RPX's founders come from Intellectual Ventures, will it have the stomach to fight?

By November 24, 2008

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Kodak sells its imaging patents for $525M

The much-coveted digital imaging patents go to little-known RPX and controversial Intellectual Ventures, which represents companies such as Apple, Google, Samsung, Microsoft, and RIM.

By December 19, 2012

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Kodak sells patents to Google, Facebook, Apple

Kodak has reached an agreement whereby it will sell a cache of patents worth US$525 million to a consortium of tech companies, including Apple, Google, Facebook and Samsung.

By December 19, 2012

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How expanding Twitter's pledge could end the patent wars

With just two small changes, Twitter's Innovator's Patent Agreement could transform the software patent arena, says Peter Yared.

By April 18, 2012

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Firm to buy up patents to ward off 'patent trolls'

San Francisco start-up RPX says it plans to buy patents for products it neither produces nor sells in order to offer legal protection for companies such as clients Cisco Systems and IBM.

By November 24, 2008

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Apple, Intel could raise ante in Google's play for Nortel Patents

With Apple, Intel, and others now in the auction for Nortel's portfolio of wireless patents, it seems almost certain Google will have to raise its $900 million "stalking-horse bid" to prevail.

By June 17, 2011

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Apple and Google join forces for $500m Kodak patents bid

Apple and Google are unlikely bedfellows, but have joined forces to rescue Kodak's patent library.

By December 9, 2012

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Five big tech stories to watch for in 2013

The big stories of this year will continue into the next. But maybe not in the way you expect them to.

By December 20, 2012

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Charles River Ventures raises $375 million startup fund

Venture firm says it intends to focus investments from its latest fund on startups with, "disruptive technologies, teams and business models."

By February 28, 2012

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Apple and Microsoft to team up for Kodak's patents?

The fierce competitors could once again pool their resources to snatch up a collection of high-value patents from Kodak.

By July 27, 2012