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Google Acquires F.T.C. Intellectual Property Official

     
5:41 pm on Aug 3, 2011 (gmt 0)

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Google Acquires F.T.C. Intellectual Property Official [bloomberg.com]
Google Inc. (GOOG), under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission for its dominance of Internet searches, said it hired Suzanne Michel, one of the commissionís top intellectual property officials.

Michel, 49, is leaving her post as deputy director of policy planning at the FTC, where she worked for more than 11 years on patent antitrust issues and patent policy. She will join the companyís legal team, Aaron Zamost, a Google spokesman, said, declining to elaborate on what her responsibilities will be.
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Well, that's certainly one way of doing business.
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Unbelievable that this kind of thing is not illegal in the USA.