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Apple's enforcement of Motorola's FRAND licensing obligations mirrors Microsoft case

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There are striking parallels and substantial overlaps between the FRAND issues Apple and Microsoft face and raise in their disputes with Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility in the United States and Germany. That's because Motorola employs the same tactics against both of them with respect to standard-essential patents, and both disputes...
Apple's enforcement of Motorola's FRAND licensing obligations mirrors Microsoft case

Judge invalidates 13 Motorola Mobility patent claims in Microsoft case

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A U.S. district court judge has ruled that 13 Motorola Mobility patent claims related to digital video are invalid in a patent licensing case brought by Microsoft....
Judge invalidates 13 Motorola Mobility patent claims in Microsoft case



Recently Techdirt wrote about the heated debate on the

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Recently Techdirt wrote about the heated debate on the subject of whether people should learn to code. We pointed out that some knowledge of that subject could be particularly useful in helping people understand why copyrighting APIs or patenting software is just crazy -- whatever the abstract legal arguments, in...


Recently Techdirt wrote about the heated debate on the

Suit aims to block Microsoft vote -- part of 'troubling' trend in securities litigation

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A suit filed by a Microsoft shareholder in King County Superior Court seeks to prevent the company from holding upcoming votes on executive pay and employee stock until Microsoft gives shareholders more information — alleging that its proxy statement is “materially misleading and incomplete.” However, this is not a unique...
Suit aims to block Microsoft vote -- part of 'troubling' trend in securities litigation

Judge in E-Book Pricing Case Thinks Apple's Going Down; Apple Begs to Differ

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Apple hasn’t formally argued its position in the U.S. government’s e-books antitrust case against it; indeed the trial hasn’t even begun. Yet already the federal judge presiding over the hearing has gone on record saying Apple is likely to lose the case. Asked during a pre-trial hearing Thursday for her...
Judge in E-Book Pricing Case Thinks Apple's Going Down; Apple Begs to Differ

India court drops Microsoft case

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The Delhi High Court dismisses a criminal case against Microsoft India, which was accused of hosting "objectionable" content on its web pages....
India court drops Microsoft case

Google faces a double hurdle in what's left of its ITC case against Microsoft's Xbox

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More than 27 months after Motorola filed an ITC complaint against Microsoft's Xbox gaming console, Google still hasn't won an import ban, but keeps pursuing one. On March 22, Administrative Law Judge David P. Shaw issued a preliminary ruling recommending the dismissal of the remainder of the complaint, and based on...
Google faces a double hurdle in what's left of its ITC case against Microsoft's Xbox

Microsoft defeats push patent in UK that Google's Motorola is also using against Apple in Germany

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Bloomberg reports that Judge Richard Arnold of the UK High Court has today ruled that Google's (Motorola Mobility's) EP0847654 on a "multiple pager synchronization system and method", which is already being enforced against Apple's iCloud email service and over which Google is suing Microsoft (both in Germany), "is invalid and...
Microsoft defeats push patent in UK that Google's Motorola is also using against Apple in Germany

DOJ meeting with firms who advocate for Google antitrust probe #thecircuit

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Google antitrust probe?: The Department of Justice is having meetings with firms that would like to see Google face an antitrust probe regarding search bias similar in scale to the Microsoft case of the 1990s. People familiar with the matter told The Washington Post that Justice officials have met...
DOJ meeting with firms who advocate for Google antitrust probe #thecircuit

Judge invalidates 13 Motorola Mobility patent claims in Microsoft case

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Judge invalidates 13 Motorola Mobility patent claims in Microsoft case

FRAND issues key to ITC review of preliminary dismissal of Samsung's complaint against Apple

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Earlier this year, the ITC investigations of Motorola Mobility's complaints against Apple and Microsoft prompted policy makers, competition regulators and a number of high-profile industry players to make public interest submissions expressing their views on the question of import bans over FRAND-pledged standard-essential patents (SEPs). Preliminary rulings held both respondents...
FRAND issues key to ITC review of preliminary dismissal of Samsung's complaint against Apple

Google's Motorola petitions U.S. trade agency to keep its complaint against Apple alive

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At close of business on Monday, wholly-owned Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility filed a 33-page petition for review with the United States International Trade Commission (USITC, or just ITC) concerning a mid-December preliminary ruling by an Administrative Law Judge on the sole remaining patent in Motorola's complaint against Apple.Judge Thomas Pender...
Google's Motorola petitions U.S. trade agency to keep its complaint against Apple alive

German courts appear inclined to halt one Microsoft-Motorola and another Apple-Samsung lawsuit

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A busy smartphone-related court schedule in Munich (yesterday) and Mannheim (today) has resulted in a backlog of trials for me to report on. I always prioritize decisions over trials and pleadings.I've previously blogged about an Apple-Motorola case in which the Munich I Regional Court isn't prepared to grant Apple an injunction...
German courts appear inclined to halt one Microsoft-Motorola and another Apple-Samsung lawsuit

Google's $12.5B Motorola fails to win ITC import ban against Microsoft's Xbox gaming console

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On April 3 I explained that Google faced (at least) a double hurdle in its quest for a U.S. import ban against Microsoft's Xbox gaming console after a March 22 preliminary ruling on remand by an Administrative Law Judge. The remand initial determination found that Google had waived its indirect infringement arguments,...
Google's $12.5B Motorola fails to win ITC import ban against Microsoft's Xbox gaming console

★ A Thought Regarding the Old Apple-v.-Microsoft ‘Look and Feel’ Lawsuit

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A bunch of readers have emailed regarding yesterday’s piece on the Apple-HTC patent suit to ask why I didn’t compare it to Apple’s ill-fated “Look and Feel” lawsuit against Microsoft. I don’t think the comparison is all that interesting or apt, basically. For one thing, that suit was a copyright...
★ A Thought Regarding the Old Apple-v.-Microsoft ‘Look and Feel’ Lawsuit
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Google antitrust suit may have similar impact to Microsoft case in the 1990s

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US Federal Trade Commission initiative could see search giant facing proceedings on both sides of the AtlanticThe US Federal Trade Commission is preparing a case against Google that could lead to a full antitrust lawsuit similar to the action taken against Microsoft at the end of the 1990s, the Guardian...
Google antitrust suit may have similar impact to Microsoft case in the 1990s

Pretrial decisions favor Apple against Google's Motorola in Wisconsin FRAND case

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Motorola Mobility is in for two rough rides next month at the upcoming FRAND contract trials in Seattle, Washington (Microsoft) and Madison, Wisconsin (Apple). Two days ago I reported on Judge Barbara Crabb's note to the wholly-owned Google subsidiary that it may have to cope with overlaps between the two...
Pretrial decisions favor Apple against Google's Motorola in Wisconsin FRAND case

Patent fights increasingly wind up back in government offices

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Google and Yahoo are among companies that are expanding the use of a strategy to fight patent suits that shuns the courtroom in favor of government reviews. The battlefield opened last year when the two Internet giants, hit with a lawsuit demanding royalties by Paul G. Allen’s Interval Licensing LLC,...
Patent fights increasingly wind up back in government offices
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