Google’s vice president of corporate development, David Lawee, sat down with Bloomberg to talk about the ongoing patent disputes within the mobile industry and more specifically Apple’s recent victory over Samsung. The executive revealed that the Mountain View-based company wasn’t investing into the patent ecosystem and was slow in patenting its own technology. “We didn’t really believe rounded corners were patentable,” Lawee said. “We just didn’t buy into that notion of protecting your IP and it was a wake up call.” Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.
Google: We didn’t really believe rounded corners were patentable
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).