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Google To Give Away Patents To Startups

Google expanded on its marketplace launched in April that enables companies to sell their patents to the search company. It started a program for startups that will give them up to two non-organic patent families, and allows them to join the LOT Network, a cross-company licensing initiative that aims to reduce the number of patent-trolling lawsuits. Others in the group include Dropbox, SAP and Canon. There are other requirements, too. 

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