Noted patent troll Intellectual Ventures (IV) has filed a patent suit against Motorola Mobility, according
to The Wall Street Journal
. Evidently IV has been successful in getting other handset makers to license the patents, but there is an interesting twist in this particular suit: "The lawsuit also creates a potentially awkward scenario, with a firm partly backed by Google now presenting a Google acquisition target with a new legal headache. Intellectual Ventures disclosed Google's investment in the firm in May.
Bellevue, Wash.-based Intellectual Ventures filed its new suit in Delaware, alleging that Motorola Mobility has infringed on six patents related to transferring files among computers and technology used in an 'entertainment device,' according to the complaint.
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