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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gnemmi
Member since:
2006-08-17

No need to go all the way up to today ... this is the same company who gave us Windows Me ... lame-ass engineering is a Microsoft "trademark" ... I wonder if lame-ass engenieering isnĀ“t already a part of their patents porfolio ...

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JeffS Member since:
2005-07-12

patent # 157832 Method of hiring mentally challenged, constipated baboons to copy/steal/develop new products.

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WorknMan Member since:
2005-11-13

No need to go all the way up to today ... this is the same company who gave us Windows Me ...


It's also the same company that's trying to go to the supreme court to save its own ass from patents:

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2010/10/strange-bedfellows-...

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bnolsen Member since:
2006-01-06

Correction: save its own ass from *other peoples* patents.

Edited 2010-10-03 04:26 UTC

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