Google, Apple, Facebook Team Up on Kodak Patents

12-company group buys digital photography patents for $525M

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 19, 2012 1:34 PM CST

(Newser) – Add "patent fire sales" to the list of things that breed strange bedfellows. A 12-company consortium that includes Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon has snapped up $525 million worth of patents on digital photography from bankrupt Eastman Kodak, reports Bloomberg. Longtime Kodak rival Fujifilm...   Read full story »


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