Apple gets favorable ruling from the ITC on 3 out of 4 Motorola patents
as long as a year for Judge Pender to reach a decision, and whatever he decides will need to be reviewed by the ITC. The fourth patent, US Patent number 6,246,862, covers the sensor at the top of a phone that prevents the touchscreen from accidentally being deployed when the unit is being held up to the ear during a phone call.
Both Motorola Mobility and Google are being investigated by the FTC for failing to license FRAND related standard essential patents. Earlier this month, the wholly owned Google subsidiary has filed seven new claims against Apple for infringing on patents used for Apple iPhone features like Siri, email notification, video players and location reminders. With this new claim, Motorola Mobility is seeking a U.S. import ban on both the Apple iPhone and Apple iPad