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Google and Cisco enter patent agreement in effort to curb litigation

Google has announced another patent deal, this time with Cisco. Like their previous patent agreements, no details of what patents were included were released. Though both companies remain part of the Coalition for Patent Reform, they also understand that reform is a long-term strategy, and agreements like these have a more immediate impact.

Samsung strikes patent deal with Ericsson

It looks like Samsung has learned a valuable lesson. A recent agreement with the EU gave them breathing room for five years, in which they promised to ease up on the patent litigation. Yesterday, we learned of their important deal with Google, in which some cross-patent work can be done with ease. Now, they’ve signed a similar deal with Ericsson, the former Sony partner, who hold a plethora of mobile patents.
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