"Facebook Inc. acquired 750 patents from International Business Machines Corp., adding intellectual property that may help it counter allegations of patent infringement, a person with knowledge of the transaction said.Facebook said to acquire 750 patents from IBM - Business - The Boston Globe
The patents cover various technologies such as software and networking, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the deal has not been made public. The acquisition would swell the size of Facebook’s portfolio."
Friday, March 23, 2012
Facebook said to acquire 750 patents from IBM - Business - The Boston Globe
Interesting to see both Google and Facebook buying patent portfolios from IBM