Sept. 28 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
In the current game "global patent wars," the most prominent player these past few months may well be the smartphone you carry in your pocket. Keeping an accurate scorecard would be a full-time job. Multiple lawsuits based on different technologies, different versions of the ever-changing smartphone, different forums and different countries require special wikis to keep track of even the major developments. Among the current players are Nokia, Apple, Microsoft, Samsung, HTC, Motorola and Google. These patent wars are deadly serious. At least at present, they are also uncomfortably unpredictable.