Not really, as Ericsson owns many of the core patents for wireless voice and data transmission. There are a couple of good articles over on The Register which discuss whether there is real value in the core IP at Motorola. I doubt very much that, even in the US, Google could use that sort of generic patent - and anyway, that will be looked at by the FCC when it evaluates the deal - something so anti-competition would not get through, I suspect.
Plus - if there ARE Moto patents which are worth enforcing, surely they would have done so before now - instead of watching the handset division die a slow death?
#7858549, By presh Google buys Motorola Mobility for 12.5 Billion
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