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After recently writing an article regarding Google buying Motorola for $12.5 billion, I found this patent lawsuit visual humorous. According to Jacob Goldstein of NPR, "The patent war is a key reason Google is buying Motorola for $12.5 billion: Motorola has some 17,000 patents that will belong to Google when the deal goes through..."
This morning, Google Inc. released its agreement with Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. to purchase Motorola Mobility for $40.00 per share or $12.5 billion. Google’s purchase serves as an attempt to increase market dominance by, as Google Chief Executive Larry Page says, “supercharg[ing] the entire Android ecosystem for the benefit of consumers, partners, and developers.” In order to achieve this goal, Google will be acquiring Motorola Mobility’s patents, keeping Motorola as a separate entity, and maintaining Android’s platform...