Rockstar Consortium (RC)

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Apple-Backed Patent Consortium Sues Google, Major Android Manufacturers

Shane Cole | Apple Insider | November 1, 2013

A patent holding company backed by Apple, Microsoft, Blackberry, Sony, and Ericsson has filed the first round of lawsuits based on patents the group won at auction from seminal telecom company Nortel. Read More »

Open source protection against software patents

Simon Phipps | InfoWorld | November 8, 2013

Software patents continue to drag down competition and innovation. The Open Invention Network (OIN), a novel patent pool fighting for rather than against open source, plays an important role in these defenses. Read More »