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US: Experts warn Google patent concessions may not stifle lawsuits

 |  January 7, 2013

Patent lawyers are suggesting that despite the Federal Trade Commission’s recent decision to end its investigation into Google without legal action, lawsuits from Microsoft and Apple are not likely to go away. The FTC agreed to end its probe into Google after the search giant offered voluntary concessions concerning various complaints that Google unfairly restricted access to its patents that are widely used in various mobile devices by various companies. But according to experts, despite Google’s agreements to offer its rivals access to those patents, those “fair and reasonable” terms are not likely to settle disputes between the tech giants.


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