Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 1st Oct 2010 21:08 UTC
General Development Anyone who did not see this one coming after Microsoft's patent deal with HTC and Apple's meticulousness in avoiding Windows Mobile in its suit against HTC hasn't been paying attention. Microsoft has filed a patent complaint with the US International Trade Commission, as well as a patent lawsuit in the US District Court for the Western District of Washington against Motorola over its Android-based devices.
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Using the ITC is getting common
by ciaran on Fri 1st Oct 2010 23:48 UTC
ciaran
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2006-11-27

Whether the ITC agrees to ban the devices or not (and they rarely do), it's a great tool for a media attack against your competitors. If the ITC takes a week to decide, then that's a week when investors and stock market people are thinking that Motorola is a bad company to have money in. Here's the info I've collected so far:

* http://en.swpat.org/wiki/Microsoft_v._Motorola_%282010,_USA~*~@...
* http://en.swpat.org/wiki/Phone_patent_litigation
* http://en.swpat.org/wiki/United_States_International_Trade_Commissi...
* http://en.swpat.org/wiki/Motorola
* http://en.swpat.org/wiki/Microsoft

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