Linked by David Adams on Fri 22nd Apr 2011 14:47 UTC, submitted by galvanash
Legal A Texas jury has ruled against Google in a suit that alleged some of its use of open-source Linux code amounted to patent infringement, something that could have big implications for other companies using Linux technology and other open-source systems. In the verdict, delivered last week, the jury decided that Google should pay $5 million for the infringement.
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Three patent lawsuits on the front page, all at once?

Not to mention the other lawsuit, a patent protection pool, a codec created just to avoid patents, and other miscellaneous law related articles.

Edited 2011-04-23 06:17 UTC

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