Xbox Ban On Hold As ITC Remands Motorola Patent Case

Law360, New York (July 2, 2012, 1:47 PM EDT) -- Microsoft Corp. on Friday got a break after the U.S. International Trade Commission told its judge to reconsider his findings that Microsoft infringed standards patents incorporated into its Xbox video game system that Motorola Mobility Inc. says necessitate a ban on the merchandise.

The ITC asked Administrative Law Judge David P. Shaw to take a second look at Motorola's allegations that the Xbox uses several of the telecommunications company's wireless networking and digital video patents, deferring the judge's previous determination that an import ban on Microsoft's...
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