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Kodak Sells Digital Imaging Patents To Consortiums Backed By Apple, Google For $525 Million

Kodak Sells Digital Imaging Patents To Consortiums Backed By Apple, Google For $525 Million

Struggling Kodak has finally agreed to sell its digital imaging patents to Intellectual Ventures and RPX Corporation — two consortiums backed by Apple, Google, Microsoft, and others — for $525 million. Kodak will receive a portion of the money from 12 intellectual property licensees, with each licensee receiving rights to the patents, while another portion will be paid by Intellectual Ventures, which will then acquire the digital imaging patent portfolio, plus the new and existing licenses.

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Court Rules Against Apple’s Bid To Transfer Kodak Patent Case Out Of Bankruptcy Court

Court Rules Against Apple’s Bid To Transfer Kodak Patent Case Out Of Bankruptcy Court

Sorry, Apple, but this stays in bankruptcy court for now.

US District Judge George Daniels denied Apple’s proposal to move the patent dispute with Eastman Kodak Company out of bankruptcy court and into his own District Court today. If Apple had been granted the proposal, it could have been tough going for Kodak’s plans to actually sell the technology.

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Kodak: Watch Out, Apple! Bankruptcy Will Help Us With Digital Transformation Into Patent Troll

Kodak: Watch Out, Apple! Bankruptcy Will Help Us With Digital Transformation Into Patent Troll

Kodak Brownie iPhone Skin (Photo by Photo Giddy - http://flic.kr/p/baXKwr)

Eastman Kodak’s bankruptcy filing early this morning was not a Kodachrome moment. However, the death of the film pioneer means its rebirth as a digital brand, complete with threats of patent lawsuits against Apple and others.

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