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  1. Google Seeks Ban on iPhone, iPad in Patent Lawsuit

    Google's Motorola Mobility division has filed a patent infringement claim against Apple over the Siri voice control and location-based services used on iPhones and iPads. We would like to settle these patent matters, but Apple's unwillingness to...

  2. Oracle Rejects Google’s $3 Million Offer to Settle Patent Dispute

    Oracle filed the original suit against Google for patent infringement in August 2010 claiming that Google "knowingly, directly and repeatedly infringed Oracle's Java-related intellectual property" and sought "appropriate remedies".

  3. Google’s Patent Battle With Microsoft & Apple Escalates

    Dave Heiner, Microsoft's deputy general counsel for its antitrust group, outlined Microsoft’s concerns with Motorola's stance on industry standard patent use in a detailed blog post. Microsoft's patent royalty to this group on that $1,000 laptop?

  4. Google-Motorola Acquisition Approved in U.S., EU

    Along with approving the deal between Google and Motorola, the DOJ signed off on the proposed purchase of Nortel's patent holdings by a group which includes Apple and Microsoft. Google's commitments were more ambiguous and do not provide the same...

  5. IRS Audits Google's Off-Shore Tax Strategies

    Other intangibles, such as recent patent portfolio acquisitions, may also be examined. Google's Foreign Holdings and Licensing Under Review The licensing and copyrights being examined will come from YouTube, Postini, and Doubleclick intellectual...

  6. Google Adds Republican Lobbyist

    Google's issues included: patent reform; online copyright laws; music licensing; privacy and data security; free speech; censorship; online competition; Internet security; tax laws; high-speed Internet access; and cloud computing.