A Google logo is seen at the garage where the company was founded on Google's 15th anniversary in Menlo Park, California

Patent consortium Rockstar loses bid to move Google case

By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected a request by patent consortium Rockstar to transfer patent litigation from Google Inc's home turf in California to Texas, according to a court ruling. Rockstar, which counts Apple Inc as an investor, outbid Google and paid $4.5 billion for thousands of former Nortel Network Corp patents as the networking products supplier …

 

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