Blackberry, Google and Red Hat: Down with Patent Trolls!
Often it seems like the patent stories never end, and the companies that are continually involved in these debates have gotten tired of it as well. A number of these companies including Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), Red Hat (NYSE:RHT), Blackberry (NASDAQ:BBRY), and Earthlink (NASDAQ:ELNK) have taken their fight to the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice (DoJ).
Google explained in a blog post that it, along with its collaborators, submitted comments to the FTC and the DoJ. Their comments addressed the effects what they call “patent trolls” on society.