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Beleaguered Kodak strikes legal blow against Apple

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Kodak, the formerly powerful but now bankrupt camera company, has tasted victory in its ongoing patent war with Apple. Kodak has been scrambling to maintain its very existence lately, and part of that struggle includes a lawsuit it brought against Apple. The suit, which was fired up in June,...
Beleaguered Kodak strikes legal blow against Apple

Kodak's Patent Auction Falters

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Eastman Kodak said a crucial patent auction may fail, as the company encounters difficulties reaching a deal with a wide-ranging group of prospective buyers....
Kodak's Patent Auction Falters
Kodak announces plans to sell film, commercial scanner, and kiosk divisions

Allegiances forming to bid on Kodak patent bankruptcy sale

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At least two major alliances are expected to bid on Kodak's patent auction, said sources familiar with the matter. Microsoft, Apple, and notorious patent troll Intellectual Ventures are allegedly lining up on one side. Google is headlining a group with Samsung, HTC, LG, and non-practicing entity RPX. Sources familiar with...
Allegiances forming to bid on Kodak patent bankruptcy sale

Kodak Patent Bidding Is Tame

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Eastman Kodak Co.’s patent auction has failed to generate the premium bids that the company and creditors had hoped for, with some suitors leaving Manhattan for home in the past few days, people familiar with the matter said. All the bids received for Kodak’s portfolio of 1,100 digital patents thus...
Kodak Patent Bidding Is Tame

Kodak: Maybe We Won't Sell Our Digital Imaging Patents

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Kodak is having second thoughts about selling off its digital imaging patent portfolio. The struggling photography pioneer, which for the past year has been gearing up to sell off some 1,100 patents as part of its effort to emerge from bankruptcy, said Thursday that it may not sell some —...
Kodak: Maybe We Won't Sell Our Digital Imaging Patents

Judge Okays Kodak Patent Auction Over Apple's Objections

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Foundering photography pioneer Eastman Kodak has won court approval to auction off its digital imaging patent portfolio, foiling Apple’s best efforts to stop it. Late Monday, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Allan Gropper in Manhattan said he would allow the sale to proceed, despite Apple’s ownership claims....
Judge Okays Kodak Patent Auction Over Apple's Objections

Final Kodak patent auction hearing scheduled for August 30

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Eastman Kodak is scheduled to appear before federal bankruptcy Judge Allan Gropper on August 30. Kodak is in the middle of an digital imaging patent portfolio auction to attempt to raise billions of dollars to pay back the lenders that supported it through its Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The August 30...
Final Kodak patent auction hearing scheduled for August 30

Kodak Delays Patent Results

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Eastman Kodak delayed disclosing the outcome of its patent auction, a few minutes before a deadline to select winning bidders....
Kodak Delays Patent Results

Kodak ends patent auction process with no sale

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Eastman Kodak admitted to bankruptcy court Judge Allan Gropper that its patent auction has faltered, and the company has so far been unable to reach a deal with a group of prospective buyers. The company has said that it is delaying the end of the auction indefinitely and will evaluate...
Kodak ends patent auction process with no sale
Apple and Google: Kodak's patents will be both of ours, we'll just keep them at my house

Winner of Kodak auction may be determined by Aug. 23 ahead of final sale hearing

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It was revealed in court documents filed on Friday that Kodak's patent auction will reach a final hearing on Aug. 30, pointing to a possible sale a week earlier where the company will determine which bidder, if any, has won the rights to the valuable digital imaging portfolio....
Winner of Kodak auction may be determined by Aug. 23 ahead of final sale hearing

What Google's Acquisition of Motorola Means for Android

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Google now owns Motorola. Chinese regulators followed the U.S. and Europe in clearing the deal earlier this week, removing the last barrier. Although the acquisition opens new territory for the search giant, its most immediate effect could be remaking the existing Android landscape. Will Google use its new arm to...
What Google's Acquisition of Motorola Means for Android
NASA Lands $75,000 in Patent Auction

Kodak extends patent porfolio 'naked' auction deadline

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Eastman Kodak announced the extension of its patent auction today, saying it would not disclose a victor because it was still in negotiations with prospective bidders. Kodak has declined to comment on the matter in more detail, citing confidentiality agreements in place. The company said it is expecting to submit...
Kodak extends patent porfolio 'naked' auction deadline

The Pending Kodak Patent Auction May Create Weapons Of Business Destruction

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At the moment, the patent system is seriously malfunctioning. The high volume of low quality, poorly defined patents, particularly in the software and IT industries, is catalyzing the explosion in patent litigation. And lately, the problem has been getting much worse. In fact, the amount of litigation involving software patents...
The Pending Kodak Patent Auction May Create Weapons Of Business Destruction
Kodak wins clearance to sell digital imaging patents

Holocaust History Preserver Shoah Foundation's Patents Being Used To Sue Google, Facebook, Hulu, Netflix, Amazon

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The Shoah Foundation is the very famous organization put together initially by Stephen Spielberg in the 1990s to interview and record video histories of the Holocaust before those who lived through it -- either as survivors or witnesses -- died off. Most people recognize that this was a tremendously important...
Holocaust History Preserver Shoah Foundation's Patents Being Used To Sue Google, Facebook, Hulu, Netflix, Amazon

Kodak's Patent Auction Faces Hurdles

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Eastman Kodak's effort to whip up interest in the sale of its digital patent portfolio is flagging, complicating the 132-year-old photography pioneers odds of emerging from bankruptcy court....
Kodak's Patent Auction Faces Hurdles
Apple and Google reportedly team up for Kodak patent bid

Kodak lays off 1000 more workers, two senior executives

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Bankrupt Eastman Kodak has announced its intention to lay off 1,000 more workers by the end of the year, and more job losses may be necessary to stay afloat. Kodak's workforce has fallen to approximately 14,700 from a peak of 145,000 thirty years ago. Additionally, two members of upper management...
Kodak lays off 1000 more workers, two senior executives

Kodak Seeks Court Approval for Confidential Patent Auction Plan

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Eastman Kodak filed Monday a court motion seeking approval for confidential bidding for the auction of its digital patent portfolio, that it expects will be......
Kodak Seeks Court Approval for Confidential Patent Auction Plan

Google-Motorola Deal Could Be Approved Early Next Week

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Google’s bid for Motorola (NYSE: MMI) is likely to get a thumbs up from the U.S. Department of Justice, but still could face opposition from other regulators both in the U.S. and in Europe. The landmark $12.5 billion deal is essential for Google’s attempts to play defense in the...
Google-Motorola Deal Could Be Approved Early Next Week

Kodak considering canceling auction, retaining patents

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After fighting in court for more than a year, Eastman Kodak is now saying it may sell only some of its patents, or none of them at all. The company is currently in the eighth day of a no-minimum-bid, blind-bidder patent auction that was scheduled to end earlier this week,...
Kodak considering canceling auction, retaining patents

Kodak Patents Bidding is Tame

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Kodak's patent auction has failed to generate the premium bids that the company and creditors had hoped for, with some suitors leaving Manhattan for home in the past few days....
Kodak Patents Bidding is Tame
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