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Google to Microsoft: 'We didn't fall for it' [updated with Microsoft's retort]

Google to Microsoft: 'We didn't fall for it' [updated with Microsoft's retort]

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Let's just break it down thusly: Google SVP and chief legal officer David Drummond pens a blog post explaining the company's position in the current patent situation. Microsoft's lawyer responds ... on Twitter ... saying Google could have teamed up with it in the patent auction, and basically that Google needs to quit whining. (See our editorial: "Keep it in the courtroom, folks") And...

Google's chief legal officer calls patent war 'a hostile, organized campaign against Android'

Google's chief legal officer calls patent war 'a hostile, organized campaign against Android'

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We've heard the cries. "Why isn't Google fighting back on the patent front?!?!" Trust us, there are people in suits working on this every day. And today David Drummond, senior vice president and Google's chief legal officer, penned a blog post explaining what's going on, saying: Android’s success has yielded something else: a hostile, organized campaign against Android by Microsoft,...