Patents - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/cat/Patents Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Phone titans’ patents become treasure in selloffs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58173849-79/patents-companies-licensing-patent.html.csp Washington - Squeezed out of the mobile-phone market by trendier offerings, Nokia, Ericsson and other one-time leaders are selling chunks of their patent portfolios, often to the litigious licensing firms the industry has derided. The companies are being driven by their need for greater profit, and are finding that with changing business models, tough economics and investor pressure, there is little reason to hold on to patents for computer memory, wireless infrastructure and other technology th... Washington - Squeezed out of the mobile-phone market by trendier offerings, Nokia, Ericsson and other one-time leaders are selling chunks of their patent portfolios, often to the litigious licensing firms the industry has derided. The companies are being driven by their need for greater profit, and are finding that with changing business models, tough economics and investor pressure, there is little reason to hold on to patents for computer memory, wireless infrastructure and other technology th... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58173849@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:52:02 MDT