ECT/Apple and HTC Patent Fight

“Apple’s Patent Attack: This Too May be Overhyped”, E-Commerce Times, Mar. 5, 2010. Larry is quoted in this article on Apple’s patent lawsuit against rival mobile device maker HTC, pointing out that patent protection is only part of what gives the company a competitive advantage in the market. The network effects from the remarkably-successful apps store is worth more, and needs no legal protection to maintain.