VMware CEO: Facebook will also have to fight a patent war soon

Summary: Some experts, including VMware CEO Paul Maritz, believe Facebook will have to fight a patent war if it doesn’t soon take the proper defensive measures. Relatively new Web companies such as Facebook don’t hold many patents and could soon face data-center-related legal battles. VMware CEO Paul Maritz, who has witnessed a number of patent skirmishes in the 1990s when he was at Microsoft, believes that many patent confrontations are coming, and Facebook may find itself in the midst.

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/facebook/vmware-ceo-facebook-will-also-have-to-fight-a-patent-war-soon/3258

Posted on 26/10/2011, in Facebook, VMware. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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