[Tig] Apple/Google offer to buy Kodak patents
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Sun Dec 9 12:43:29 GMT 2012
On Sat, Dec 8, 2012 at 3:34 PM, Bob Friesenhahn <
bfriesen at simple.dallas.tx.us> wrote:
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> On Sat, 8 Dec 2012, Rob Lingelbach wrote:
> Kodak's 1,100 imaging patents may be sold out of bankruptcy to a team
>> from Apple-Google:
> Interesting. However, Kodak's appraisal of its patent's value is surely
> more accurate (and perhaps is still an understatement) than the puny 500
> million offer. They will be foolish to accept the 500 million, but the
> decision might be up to some judge.
> Every cell phone and pad computer contains at least one digital camera and
> the market is still exploding. Kodak may have done a bad job of
> capitalizing on its digital talents, but they did develop many
> ground-breaking technologies before other companies did and so their
> patents are more valuable.
> Bob Friesenhahn
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