“Google chairman Eric Schmidt is currently on a tour of Asia, where he announced the company’s $199 Nexus 7 tablet in Tokyo on Monday. During his announcement, Schmidt found some time to talk about Apple,” Killian Bell reports for Cult of Mac.
“Schmidt revealed that while Apple is a ‘very good partner,’ he doesn’t agree with patent wars, and feels they ‘prevent choice’ and innovation,” Bell reports. “Schmidt also revealed that he doesn’t feel some of Apple’s patents should stand.”
Bell reports, “‘Literally patent wars prevent choice, prevent innovation and I think that is very bad. We are obviously working through that and trying to make sure we stay on the right side of these issues. So ultimately Google stands for innovation as opposed to patent wars,’ [Schmidt said].”
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