[Tig] Apple/Google offer to buy Kodak patents

richard dupuis rdkoyaanisqatsi3 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 9 12:43:29 GMT 2012


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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:
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>  Kodak's 1,100 imaging patents may be sold out of bankruptcy to a team
>> from Apple-Google:
>>
>> http://www.bloomberg.com/news/**2012-12-08/apple-joins-google-**
>> in-500-million-plus-bid-for-**kodak-patents.html<http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-12-08/apple-joins-google-in-500-million-plus-bid-for-kodak-patents.html>
>>
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> 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.
>
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