Motorola Demanded $4B For Annual IP Licenses, Microsoft Says

Law360, New York (April 2, 2012, 6:58 PM EDT) -- Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. wanted Microsoft Corp. to pay $4 billion per year in licensing fees to use technology essential to the Xbox 360 gaming system, Microsoft told a Washington federal court Friday.

The two companies, which are also involved in patent disputes in front of the U.S. International Trade Commission, both asked the federal court Friday to issue summary judgment on whether Motorola broke the terms of an agreement to provide, at a fair and nondiscriminatory price, licenses to standard-essential patents for wireless networking and...
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