InternationalUSRemember you can easily switch between MIP US and MIP International at any time

AOL-Microsoft deal includes "Google-like" patents

Karen Bolipata, New York


AOL’s $1.06 billion patent deal with Microsoft comes as no surprise following other recent blockbuster deals - but what will Microsoft do with the patents, and who will be next?

The deal, announced today, will hand over more than 800 AOL patents to Microsoft and licences to an additional 300.

The 800 patents have not been disclosed, though the remaining 300 relate to advertising, search, content generation, social networking, mapping...


Please log in to read the rest of this article.

New to Managing Intellectual Property? Take advantage of free access to up to 5 articles on Managing IP and become a member today. It’s free to join and the benefits start straight away.

Already registered?

Please make sure you log in to read the rest of the article.

Log in

Join us now

Gain FREE access to up to five free articles when you register now.

Join here

Most read articles

Latest Country Updates

Supplements