The patent wars… in focus

Everyone is aware of the hotly contested tablet and mobile space, with many companies suing and countersuing, and the recent $1bn damages awarded to Apple against Samsung in the USA just one of the latest volleys (and definitely not the last in that specific duel!).

It is tough to keep up with what is going on, but the website visual.ly (which is a marketplace for ‘infographics’) has published an excellent graphic that provides a ‘digestible’ overview of the tablet / mobile patent wars.

It will be interesting to see how this story unfolds – some think that it is threatening the very patent system… (See e.g. http://www.ens.co.za/News/news_article.aspx?iID=829&iType=4)

Patent Wars

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