According to news stories coming out of India last week, the country’s Competition Commission (CCI) has given the green light to a sale by Motorola Mobility of assets – including patents – to Intel. The Economic Times reports that Intel and Google-owned Moto entered into an asset purchase agreement in December and subsequently approached the CCI for approval, which has now been granted. The Times says that Intel will acquire “certain assets of Motorola Mobility such as non-Indian intellectual property rights, including patents and patent applications”, as well as  “tangible assets of the company located in the US” and “rights to hire some American employees of Motorola Mobility”.

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