Dr. David Martin Comments on the Smartphone IP Wars in Financial Times
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA- Dr. David Martin was quoted in the Financial Times Article written by Richard Waters, "Smartphones: Cases with high risks for all sides".
When a promising technology market emerges, it is not unusual for the patent lawsuits to fly.
New industries such as the telegraph and radio were born amid heated disputes over who owned the rights to exploit these promising inventions, points out Hector Gutierrez, Microsoft’s deputy general counsel in charge of intellectual property.
Yet, even by the standards of the patent battles of the past, the war that has raged in the early years of the smartphone industry has seemed extreme.
"David Martin, chairman of M-Cam, a patent research firm, says earlier legal wars in this market have been resolved by arriving at a broad consensus, in which the main combatants agree to share."
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