Google backs app developers against Lodsys lawsuits

Tech giant enlisted help of USPTO to re-examine Lodsys’ patents

Continuing the theme of “what goes around comes around,” Google joined the battle in which Texas-based patent firm Lodsys is currently engaged with app developers.

Stepping forward in an attempt to protect Android coders from a Lodsys patent troll lawsuit, Google filed a request with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last week calling for the re-examination of two Lodsys patents to determine their validity.

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