that Google has transferred some of its recently-acquired patents to HTC,
which has turned around and immediately sued Apple for infringement of
those patents. "The nine patents originated with Palm Inc., Motorola
Inc. and Openwave Systems Inc., with Google taking ownership within the
past year, according to U.S. Patent and Trademark Office records. Mountain
View, California-based Google recorded transfer of the patents to HTC on
Sept. 1, according to the agency's website.
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