kodiaktau writes: Before the bankruptcy deadline, Kodak manages to work out a deal with Intellectual Ventures to purchase 1,100 patents and raising over $525 million dollars which will make Kodak eligible to get an additional $830 million dollar note to get itself out of bankruptcy. Intellectual Ventures has filed several IP lawsuits against others in recent years.
"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity
is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth.
-- Alfred North Whitehead