Sunday, May 20, 2012

Google + Moto Mobility Deal Gets Regulatory Approval from China

Google's bid to acquire Motorola Mobility received regulatory clearance from the Chinese authorities.

The deal was first announced on Aug. 15, 2011. The companies say the merger will "supercharge" Android.

Motorola Mobility is the holder of a portfolio of approximately 17,000 issued patents and 6,800 applications, including hundreds of standard essential patents (SEPs) relevant to wireless devices that Motorola Mobility committed to license through its participation in standard-setting organizations (SSOs).