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Motorola Mobility spent $530,000 lobbying in the Q2

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 01 Oct 2011 23:33

Motorola Mobility spent $530,000 lobbying in the Q2 According to a recent disclosure, Motorola Mobility spent $530,000 lobbying in the Q2.
The company lobbied the federal government on spectrum allocation and patent reform, reads the report.

Additionally, the hardware company lobbied congress on cable set-top boxes, which is half of the company's hardware offerings. The other half is smartphones.

In the first quarter, the company spent $470,000 on lobbying.

Last month, Google purchased Motorola Mobility for $12 billion, in order to gain their patent portfolio and protect Android.

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