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Nortel Patents Go To Apple, Microsoft, Sony and Others 121

Posted by Soulskill
from the sold-to-the-gentlemen-with-the-predatory-smiles dept.
tcr writes "A consortium that includes Apple, Microsoft, RIM and Sony has been successful in its bid for the Nortel patent portfolio. The winning bid was $4.5 billion. TechCrunch predicts this could result in a slew of lawsuits directed at Android, but also suggests that the deal will likely receive scrutiny from the U.S. courts."
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Nortel Patents Go To Apple, Microsoft, Sony and Others

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