Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 8th Oct 2012 09:24 UTC
Legal The failing US patent system is getting ever more mainstream - The New York Times is running a long and details piece on the failings of the system, especially in relation to the technology industry most of us hold so dearly. Most of the stuff in there isn't new to us - but there's two things in the article I want to highlight.
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RE: Comment by jared_wilkes
by JAlexoid on Tue 9th Oct 2012 01:01 UTC in reply to "Comment by jared_wilkes"
JAlexoid
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2009-05-19

No it does not. Just adding the patent sales and adding Moto's sale would easily blow through $20bn. That is not including $1bn is Samsung's loss and other smaller things.

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jared_wilkes Member since:
2011-04-25

20 - 12.5 - 4.5 = 3 billion dollars.

How does that blow past the 20 billion dollar sum?

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