Apple takes ownership of four of the Kodak digital-imaging patents

In December IP Value Wire reported on the Kodak auction of 1,100 digital-imaging-related patents for $527M to a consortium represented by Intellectual Ventures Fund 83 LLC, which included Apple.  Now Apple has taken direct ownership (as the assignee) of four of those patents:   8,432,479, which deals with range measurement using a zoom camera; 8,432,472, a camera for displaying digital images; 8,432,456, a digital camera for sharing digital images; and 8,432,461, a wireless camera with automatic wake-up and transfer capability and transfer status display. In each case, Apple is listed as the assignee of the patent in question.