23 March 2012 - 8:17am | posted by | 0 comments

Facebook acquires 750 new patents from IBM following Yahoo IP infringement lawsuit

Facebook acquires 750 new patents from IBM following Yahoo IP infringement lawsuitFacebook acquires 750 new patents from IBM following Yahoo IP

Around 750 patents have been acquired by Facebook from technology company International Business Machines Corp (IBM).

According to Bloomberg, Facebook has made the acquisitions in a bit to strengthen its intellectual portfolio claiming the infringement of 10 patents.

The parents range from search to semiconductors, it has been reported, although Facebook has declined to comment.

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