Facebook grabs 750 patents from IBM to shield itself from Yahoo


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By Sean Ludwig – Facebook has purchased 750 patents from IBM to help it battle Yahoo’s recent troll-like patent lawsuit, according to Bloomberg.

Facebook battled 22 patent suits against it last year. Facebook buying 750 patents from patent-leader IBM could be a sign that it is either concerned about Yahoo or the Yahoo suit simply woke the company up that it would be a target for major suits as well.  more> http://is.gd/c1wLa7

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