Apple: How to Be the Patent CavalryI do not know when, designed to protect the interests of the innovator's patent became barbs between the technology giants weights. Stanford University report shows the past two years of global corporate amount spent on patent litigation and patent acquisition totaled $ 20 billion, equivalent to 8 Mars probe project expenses.
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The patent war on the battlefield Apple as a cavalry charge at the frontline. Nearly two years, Apple in the mobile space frequently waving patented big stick turns defaming competitors Android camp.The greatest impact is none other than the recent patent case with Samsung, which is ultimately to Apple Payout approximately $ 1.049 billion in compensation. According to the statistics Business Insider in March this year, the number of Apple patents up to 4600 items.