Nvidia Teams Up To Buy 500 Wireless Tech Patents

Law360, New York (May 14, 2012, 7:43 PM EDT) -- Nvidia Corp. has jointly acquired about 500 advanced wireless communication patents with patent-licensing company Intellectual Ventures in a move designed to shore up Nvidia's defenses against patent infringement claims as it develops its own 4G LTE products, it announced Monday.

The patents, purchased from IPWireless, cover 4G Long Term Evolution, or LTE, technology and were split between Nvidia and Intellectual Ventures, with Nvidia licensing from Intellectual Ventures the rights to the patents it didn't directly acquire.

Nvidia said the move to obtain additional intellectual property rights...
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