The U.S. DoJ clears acquisition involving standards-essential patents relevant to wireless devices (Google / Motorola Mobility)

U.S. DOJ clears Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility and other transactions involving standards-essential patents* On 13 February 2012 the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced the closing of investigations concerning the acquisition of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. (“Motorola Mobility”) by Google Inc. (“Google”). The DOJ focused the investigation on whether Google could use standards-essential patents acquired through the transaction to foreclose competition or

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Juha Vesala, The U.S. DoJ clears acquisition involving standards-essential patents relevant to wireless devices (Google / Motorola Mobility), 13 February 2012, e-Competitions February 2012, Art. N° 62563

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