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2012, 11:21 AM
As Android OEMs deal with a barrage of Apple and Microsoft suits related to software patents,...
As Android OEMs deal with a barrage of Apple and Microsoft suits related to software patents, Google's (GOOG) public policy director has joined a chorus of names asking whether the patents are doing more to harm innovation than protect it. Judge Richard Posner has raised the issue after throwing out a pair of Apple and Motorola suits, and Henry Blodget and Mark Cuban have voiced similar opinions. Google (via Motorola) just counter-sued Apple using 7 software patents.