“In July, FOSS Patents‘ Florian Mueller looked at the number of major publicly traded companies that have filed patent infringement suits against Google’s Android (seven with a total market cap of $1.06 trillion) and the number of Apple and Microsoft patents Android had been found by a court to infringe (11 as of July 1),” Philip Elmer-DeWitt reports for Fortune.
“On Wednesday, Mueller updated his list of Apple and Microsoft patent infringements,” P.E.D. reports. “The total, adjusted for rulings that have gone both for and against Android, is now 17.”
Read more in the full article here.
Florian Mueller reports for FOSS Patents, “Only a minority of all patent assertions brought against Android-based devices have been adjudicated so far. The number of patents held to be infringed will keep growing, and I’ll probably have to update this list a couple of times before the end of the year.”
See the full list of Apple and Microsoft patents that Google’s Android has been found to have infringed here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz,” “Edward W.,” and “Jay in DC” for the heads up.]