Patent pile-on may pose serious threat to Android

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http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Google's Android operating system could face new legal attacks from Microsoft and Apple, now that their & Rockstar Bidco LP& consortium has won court permission to purchase Nortel Networks' patent portfolio. However, the judge presiding over Oracle's lawsuit against Google may soon stay the proceedings pending re-examinations of the patents in question, according to Foss Patents blogger Florian Mueller.... (Embedded)