BRIEF-UPS reports Q1 earnings per share $1.32
* UPS generates 6.2% revenue growth and increases Q1 eps to $1.32
SAN FRANCISCO, April 17 A federal judge in California on Thursday rejected a request by patent consortium Rockstar to transfer patent litigation against Google Inc to Texas, according to a court ruling.
Rockstar, which counts Apple Inc as an investor, bought thousands of former Nortel patents from Nortel's bankruptcy in 2011 for $4.5 billion. (Reporting by Dan Levine. Editing by Andre Grenon)