9th Circ. Won't Hear Motorola's Microsoft Injunction Appeal

Law360, New York (November 7, 2012, 4:08 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit on Tuesday refused to rehear Motorola Mobility Inc.'s challenge to a ruling that blocked Motorola from enforcing an injunction against Microsoft Corp. in Germany while Motorola and Microsoft do battle over standard essential patents in Seattle.

Google unit Motorola Mobility asked for an en banc rehearing or, alternatively, a panel rehearing, and argued that the appeals court's Sept. 28 decision approving U.S. District Judge James L. Robart's anti-suit injunction was at odds with prior holdings from both the Ninth Circuit and other federal...
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