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Judge cuts 13 of Motorola Mobility's patent claims against Microsoft

0. phoneArena posted on 07 Feb 2013, 20:08

It was a great day in court for Redmond based Microsoft as Judge James L. Robart granted Microsoft's request for summary judgment on 13 claims made by Motorola Mobility and those 13 were dismissed; the claims were based on three patents owned by Motorola related to the coding and decoding of digital content...

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posted on 07 Feb 2013, 20:53 1

1. lyndon420 (Posts: 5001; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)

Only the big guns can sue and get away with BS victories.

posted on 07 Feb 2013, 21:14 1

2. joey_sfb (Posts: 6600; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)

Microsoft has been a big bully to the open source for years. Android is just an extension of this bulls**t. With Google actively backing Android and the public buying in on the handset. Balance of powers has been archived.

Google please continue to pursue a path of innovation.

posted on 07 Feb 2013, 22:17 1

5. UrbanPhantom (Posts: 949; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)

Did it ever occur to you that big business is big business? Google isn't any less overbearing or "evil" than Microsoft, despite their corporate slogan...

posted on 08 Feb 2013, 07:44 1

7. TheRetroReplay (Posts: 254; Member since: 20 Mar 2012)

You do realize that Android is not as open as Google leads to you to believe it is. Google operates and controls Android almost exactly like how Microsoft operates and controls Windows.

posted on 07 Feb 2013, 21:30 1

3. MartyK (Posts: 947; Member since: 11 Apr 2012)

"U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington in Seattle, Washington".

"Microsoft Corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington"

Who is surprise about this ruling?....hahaha

posted on 07 Feb 2013, 21:32 2

4. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)

Where were these judges during Apple Samsun trial? Someone needs to throw out all the bs Apple patents.

posted on 08 Feb 2013, 07:19 1

6. TheRetroReplay (Posts: 254; Member since: 20 Mar 2012)

I often wonder, if Apple didn't start this patent war in an attempt to destroy Android out of sheer childishness. Would this patent war happened at all?

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