All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Nortel’

Nortel Patent Sale Approved By Department of Justice

Last summer, telecom giant Nortel saw its over 20 year old patent collection go up for auction. The collection of technology consists of internet, communication, and various other networking patents. All and all, there are over 4,000 patents. The collection sold for $4.5 billion to Rockstar Consortium, a conglomerate of technology giants including Apple, Microsoft, RIM, Ericsson and Sony. The …

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Google’s Motorola Mobility Acquisition Approved By Justice Department

Earlier, we reported that Google had won approval from the European Commission for its $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility. Now, the United States Department of Justice has granted its approval as well. Now things should start getting interesting. The DoJ said it was closing its investigations into not only this acquisition, but also into Acquisitions by Apple, Microsoft and …

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