Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 21st Aug 2012 22:04 UTC, submitted by C
Legal "Google's Motorola Mobility unit said it filed a new patent-infringement case against Apple claiming that features on some Apple devices, including the Siri voice-recognition program, infringe its patents. The complaint at the U.S. International Trade Commission claims infringement of seven Motorola Mobility patents on features including location reminders, e-mail notification and phone/video players, Motorola Mobility said yesterday. The case seeks a ban on U.S. imports of devices including the iPhone, iPad and Mac computers." Can anybody explain to me how this is a new suit when Motorola and Apple have been wasting tax money and court resources for years now?
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by renox on Wed 22nd Aug 2012 07:33 UTC
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On one hand "Google doesn't believe in patents" but on the other hand they have decided that the best defense against Apple is attack.
I don't blame them: the current legal/judicial situation is insane, so they have to play by the (current) rules, I just hope that they're also lobbying to change the rules to forbid software patent.

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