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Unwired Planet: A Stay In The Google Case May Disrupt The Damages Claim

Unwired Planet (UPIP) claims to be the pioneer of the mobile internet. The company was founded in 1994 with an alleged vision of putting the internet into your pocket. As an example, Unwired Planet claims to have been instrumental in developing the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP), which was the first widely used standard for connecting mobile devices to the internet.

Through its innovation, Unwired Planet was awarded a portfolio of more than 200 patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Up through 2012, Unwired Planet (which has gone through several predecessor names in its lifetime) attempted to commercialize its mobile internet technologies. By 2012, stifled by competition, the company sold off its remaining product businesses, and turned...

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