Who’s suing whom: Apple vs. Motorola edition

October 31, 2010, 12:18 PM UTC

The social graph of telecom litigants just got a little more convoluted

With thanks and apologies to InformationIsBeautiful.net, whose lovely graphic we’ve updated to put Apple’s (AAPL) countersuit against Motorola (MOT) late Friday into context.

Source: Information Is Beautiful

Note, as David McCandless and James Key pointed out three weeks ago when they posted the original, that the companies whose revenues are shrinking tend to launch more lawsuits than those that are growing.

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