Now that Yahoo has filed suit against Facebook (and received plenty of criticism for doing so),...

|By:, SA News Editor

Now that Yahoo has filed suit against Facebook (and received plenty of criticism for doing so), speculation is up that struggling AOL will also try to monetize its patent portfolio. CEO Tim Armstrong recently claimed AOL has 700-800 "really important" patents, and activist investor Starboard Value estimates AOL's patents could produce over $1B in licensing revenue.