1. W Hoa's Avatar
    A group of twelve companies and Intellectual Ventures will buy Eastman Kodak Co.'s digital image patents for $525 million.

    The group of companies includes Apple Inc., Research In Motion, Google Inc., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Adobe Systems Inc., HTC Corp., Facebook Inc., Fujifilm Corp., Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., Amazon Fulfillment Services Inc., Shutterfly Inc. and Microsoft Corp., according to TechCrunch.

    Bloomberg reports that the deal is for a group of digital image patents that was at one time estimated at a value of $2.6 billion.
    Apple, Google, Adobe, Facebook, Shutterfly among group paying $525M for Kodak patents - Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal
    12-19-12 10:55 AM
  2. DaedalusIcarusHelios's Avatar
    That's actually good to see. I was concerned that there might have been litigious consequences if they were the odd man out.
    12-19-12 11:27 AM
  3. MoolahMitch's Avatar
    Nice, glad to see RIM still acquiring patents esp. in this day and age of patent disputes.
    12-19-12 11:28 AM

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